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The Scold’s Bridle – 1887

THE NEWS-HERALD 29TH DECEMBER, 1887 P3 PUNISHING SCOLDS (abridged) Amongst the instruments of punishment introduced to Ireland was a kind of helmet formed of rods, a cage in fact, within which the heads of incorrigible scolding viragos were incased. Provision was made to stop any oral whirlwind of the patient by a counter tongue of … Continue reading

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