Did You Know… Trial by Ordeal

Did you know that the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick II (1194-1250 AD), was the first king to outlaw Trial by Ordeal as he thought they were nonsensical. Trial by Ordeal was a test administered to an accused party in the middle ages by a Court of Law to measure the innocence of the accused. It [...]

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Did You Know…Kissing Banned

On March 9 1562, kissing was banned in Naples, Italy. The ban carried a death sentence if you were caught partaking in the illegal activity. Despite seeming a tad harsh the law wasn't enacted in-order to limit public displays of affection, but rather to prevent the spread of disease and plague which was running rampant [...]