Selling Shoes Before 1pm, Playing Tennis and Not Going to Church on a Sunday: Historians Reveal Bizarre List of Activities Considered Crimes in Ancient Warwickshire

Posted by admin on Sep 20, 2012

Women who play away from home might want to consider the punishment meted out for similar indiscretions hundreds of years ago in Warwickshire.

While adultery in this day and age might end up in the divorce courts, women guilty of such a crime during the late Middle Ages were forced to endure a very unusual form of retribution – reciting a humiliating ditty while sitting backwards on a ram, holding its tail.

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