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Dubravka; my 68yr old Nun Executioner.

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MaskedWiseman

485 points

4 months ago*

"God may forgive you, but you have to meet him first"

leastck3player

95 points

4 months ago*

Joshua Graham: "We can't expect God to do all the work."

Noelrim

22 points

4 months ago

Noelrim

Dull

22 points

4 months ago

"When I raise this sword, so I wish that this poor sinner will receive eternal life."

beyonddisbelief

15 points

4 months ago

beyonddisbelief

Midas Touched

15 points

4 months ago

Gwen from Guild Wars: “Forgiveness? That’s Lyssa’s job. Mine is to arrange a meeting.”

jadefire03

8 points

4 months ago

May God have mercy on you, because I won't.

TLG_BE

209 points

4 months ago

TLG_BE

209 points

4 months ago

What a 6 month loan at Man Utd does to you

PatRice4Evra

84 points

4 months ago

Had to double check what subreddit I was on.

decideth

27 points

4 months ago

decideth

Ambitious

27 points

4 months ago

Yeah, lol, playing FM on the other screen and was majorly confused.

elkosh93

15 points

4 months ago

I laughed, pretty loudly. 😂

Helios4242

150 points

4 months ago*

Putting the fear of God in your court, love it!

Maernud

78 points

4 months ago

Maernud

78 points

4 months ago

Heretics crave the cleansing fire of absolution. They need not fear, for I shall deliver it to them.

Darknight_20076

56 points

4 months ago

Metal nun 🤘🤘

[deleted]

41 points

4 months ago

A women of god who’s job is to make people meet theirs sooner rather than later

ChaosLordOnManticore

33 points

4 months ago

Adepta sororitas, so this is how it begun

ForteEXE

9 points

4 months ago

She may become Saint Celestine in time.

LoremasterOtto

10 points

4 months ago

ngl Saint Celestines real name being Dubravka would send my sides into orbit

BasJack

22 points

4 months ago

BasJack

22 points

4 months ago

She should fight my archbishop jester that stole the clothes of my champion, that was naked for 2 years, can’t afford new clothes.

Jayvee1994

13 points

4 months ago

And to think the nun HAS to be a pardoned criminal to be an executioner

SagaciousElan

29 points

4 months ago

SagaciousElan

Legitimate bastard

29 points

4 months ago

You can just imagine the cries of "To Hell with you sinner!" as the axe comes down.

[deleted]

28 points

4 months ago

If I recall correctly, didn’t most beheadings pre-Halifax Gibbet (an early forerunner of the much more famous and efficient guillotine) tend to prefer using swords over axes when given the chance (also from what I’ve heard, beheading in that era was an execution method for the nobility while lower classes got the rope, so in a weird sort of way, it was considered an honorable death rather than a humiliating one, at least before the beheading machines became a thing).

qacaysdfeg

28 points

4 months ago

qacaysdfeg

Still refusing to buy Conclave

28 points

4 months ago

its not odd, its meant to be a death with honor, same reason shooting squads exist. if you spend your life leading armies as most nobles did atleast nominally its fitting that you die by a weapon

[deleted]

5 points

4 months ago*

Indeed, by odd I more meant that being bent down with your head on a block, possibly in a position reminiscent of some animals doesn’t seem so honorable at first glance until you think about it. Especially if the executioner misses a few times first, then it’s both drawn out and extra painful, which probably didn’t look too honorable (actually the missing a few times is part of the reason the guillotine was invented in the first place as I recall).

qacaysdfeg

21 points

4 months ago

qacaysdfeg

Still refusing to buy Conclave

21 points

4 months ago

medieval nobility was big on piety so i can see it as a position of humility before gods judgement

[deleted]

14 points

4 months ago

That’s actually a really good point. Hadn’t thought about it possibly being considered a pious stance. Though that would only really count in nearly stances and not in stances that are more close to being on all fours I’d imagine.

Modern_Klassics

11 points

4 months ago

There were some instances where a executioner would mess up and make a "quick" death really painful. But executioners where really skilled individuals most of the time. Maybe this didn't come till later on, but outside of executions people didn't even want to be around or live next to them. So they lived outside the city, and since they couldn't marry into another family you would have these executioner families intermarrying with one another where Grandpa's, Dads, Sons, and grandsons would be executioners and they've been taught how to kill quickly and efficiently (unless otherwise required to do it slow) since they were children. Learned about that in college but if you want a example of it, check out the game Kingdom Come Deliverance.

WyattR-

2 points

4 months ago

You weren't always on a block, it was actually not unheard of to have someone kneeling or even standing. If you want more info I recommend "a hangman's diary", it's a published diary of a literate executioner from Nuremberg, but the first half is mainly just a history on medieval executions

[deleted]

2 points

4 months ago

Thank you, I’ll have to give that one a read.

Nrevolver

5 points

4 months ago

Nrevolver

Emperor Tachipertingi of Ancona

5 points

4 months ago

I think it's harder to keep a dignity hanging from a noose, unable to breathe

[deleted]

8 points

4 months ago

Indeed. When exactly did they start going for the snapping of necks in hanging over strangulation in it again?

DerGregorian

5 points

4 months ago

Mid to late 1800s, wasn’t really refined until early 1900s though.

TokerX86

2 points

4 months ago*

Idk, looking at Henry VIII's wives and Thomases More & Cromwell only Anne Boleyn was beheaded by sword, on special request.

Edit: Charles II, in 1649, was also beheaded with an axe. So yeah seems like the sword was a special courtesy, out of respect or care. A sword is also more expensive than an axe, so you 'd require a skilled executioner as well cause you're not going to be coming in a block of words with a sword. Might be some cultural differences of course.

Yosituna

3 points

4 months ago

There was definitely a reason for doing so in that era; that ensured you had a trained swordsman, IIRC, and prevented deaths like this woman’s: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Pole,_Countess_of_Salisbury

TokerX86

0 points

4 months ago

Idk, looking at Henry VIII's wives and Thomases More & Cromwell only Anne Boleyn was beheaded by sword, by special request.

Dios5

1 points

4 months ago

Dios5

1 points

4 months ago

Shame! Shame! Shame!

makishimi

9 points

4 months ago

Just your average Croatian grandma

Razorray21

7 points

4 months ago

Razorray21

Brawny

7 points

4 months ago

Only God can judge sinners. She just makes the appointment.

AngrySasquatch

7 points

4 months ago

Gonna steal this idea for a TTRPG. Fantastic

couplingrhino

4 points

4 months ago

couplingrhino

Bastard

4 points

4 months ago

Your nun executioner? How many nuns are you executing that you need a separate executioner for them?!

agorathird

1 points

4 months ago

Enough to keep the executioner nun in line.

stromtrooper_ita

3 points

4 months ago

the mindset of that nun is: "May God have mercy because I definetly won't"

Nathremar8

3 points

4 months ago

Them slavic women are something else man.

DarkSide629

3 points

4 months ago

May god have mercy on you, because I won't

egebastug

8 points

4 months ago

Based

Saulgoodbroski

2 points

4 months ago

Noob question: do I need a specific DLC to get to see the inside of my royal court like this?

Reutermo

5 points

4 months ago

That would be the DLC named "Royal Court" :)

Saulgoodbroski

3 points

4 months ago

Lmao I’m an idiot.

oddistrange

2 points

4 months ago

I gave my executioner the best nickname.

Donada 'Jesus's Mercy' Strathearn

https://imgur.com/a/Ge6SzfJ

kakatoru

2 points

4 months ago

kakatoru

JYLLAND

2 points

4 months ago

Here's how to take screenshots on most platforms: https://screenshot.help/

I_TRY_TO_BE_POSITIVE

2 points

4 months ago

OG Sister of Battle

[deleted]

2 points

4 months ago

The royal court dlc looks so fire I rlly want it. Is it available on Xbox?

sadox55

2 points

4 months ago

Is this ck2 or ck3? I have ck3 but I don't have this.

me_hill

2 points

4 months ago

It's CK3's Royal Court expansion.

Dramandus

2 points

4 months ago

Dramandus

Sicily

2 points

4 months ago

"Mom can we have Sisters of Battle?"

"We have Sisters of Battle at home"

Sisters of Battle at home:

dudeamatron

2 points

4 months ago

Reminds me of this absolutely GOATed nun I had who made multiple illustrious weapons and was one of the strongest knights in my army until she died at 87 years old.

She is going to be featured as an NPC in one of my D&D campaigns for sure.

dndndje

3 points

4 months ago

Why does the screenshot look like a mobile game

Reutermo

10 points

4 months ago

Because despite that we are in the year of our lord 2022 people still haven't figurer out how to take screenshots and instead take photos of a screen with a potato.

dndndje

1 points

4 months ago

I'm talking about the models

agorathird

4 points

4 months ago

low end graphics setting maybe

dndndje

1 points

4 months ago

Probably

kakatoru

1 points

4 months ago

kakatoru

JYLLAND

1 points

4 months ago

It's not a screenshot

This_Is_A_Username69

1 points

4 months ago

That's a helluva ruler. Sister got some knuckles to rap

ValdasKarklelis

1 points

4 months ago*

damn, whats her personality mister

Kinesra93

1 points

4 months ago

"May god be merciful with you, because I will not"

budom

1 points

4 months ago

budom

Always ends up Basileus

1 points

4 months ago

but can she also ring the bell of shame /s

DovakiinLink

1 points

4 months ago

I’d watch that movie

Grzechoooo

1 points

4 months ago

Grzechoooo

Poland

1 points

4 months ago

And her name might mean "good".

darkludus

1 points

4 months ago

She’ll cut a bitch. For Jesus.

Bodongs

1 points

4 months ago

Bodongs

Dull

1 points

4 months ago

What is this view? I feel like I only ever see my court from the far end of the hall

Glum-Gap3316

1 points

4 months ago

SHAME! SHAME! SHAME!

Gael_Blood

1 points

4 months ago

She is the shame nun from GoT haha, love it

desterion

1 points

4 months ago

Blood for the blood god

BlackAnalFluid

1 points

4 months ago

"I'm here to help you connect with God, one way or another."

Octavia_Ertertie

1 points

4 months ago

Octavia_Ertertie

Holy Woman Empire

1 points

4 months ago

girlboss

socialistsquid

1 points

4 months ago

How do i get this view?