Feb 27, -  And the surprisingly few medieval fabliaux that feature castration . puts it, “where his penis had been cut off [God] left a little perforation. Dec 29, - Medieval depiction of the Judas Cradle from the prisoners, as it was both extremely painful and very lasting. . the crocodile shears were applied to the victim's erect penis, which was then torn from his body, or, if he was lucky, the device could just lead to intense bleeding from the severed arteries.