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THE SCOLD'S BRIDLE

THE SCOLD'S BRIDLE

The punishment fitted the crime when a feminine tongue, having wagged too long or too spitefully, was made immovable in this harness. Below are various types of bit for securing the tongue.

Other pictures from Curiosities of Old Time Punishments


Stock of Varied Pattern which Chastened our Great Grandfathers

STOCKS, COUNTERFEIT AND REAL, OF SUSSEX AND ESSEX

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