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Not surprisingly, this was a punishment for those convicted of drunkenness, something Puritans were keen to address during the Commonwealth. Newcastle must have had a particular problem, as the drunkard’s cloak was often linked to that area – some sources describe it as the ‘Newcastle cloak’. Cangue 2nd century BCE The cangue was a Chinese punishment designed to inflict both hardship and humiliation. A large wooden board was fixed around the neck of an offender for a set period of time – usually weeks or months – and the wearer had to stand in a public place during daylight hours.

So too can we look back in time and laugh at nonsensical laws that were once strictly enforced for the good of society. Some such laws have somehow survived. You won’t believe the rules that are in place in the modern world… Don’t wear trousers In place since the 1800s and yet to be repealed, a French law states that it is illegal for women to wear trousers. Fortunately two amendments made in the late-19th century mean there are exceptions to the rule – but only while riding or cycling! Avoid death No gum-dealers It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament in Britain.

Eugenia Smith Anna Anderson Vasilyeva appeared in Siberia in 1920 while travelling to China and was arrested by the authorities. She sent letters to the British King George V pleading for his help. In 1971, she died in an insane asylum in the city of Kazan. ” Though not as famous as Anderson, Smith wrote Autobiography Of HIH Anastasia Nicholaevna Of Russia in 1963. In the book Smith recounts in great detail what life was like in the Russian Imperial family up until their execution. She eventually distanced herself from the claim and is said to have refused a DNA test shortly before her death in 1997.

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