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WHIPPING POST AND DUCKING-STOOL

WHIPPING POST AND DUCKING-STOOL

Newgate whippings were severer affairs than the castigations of country constables, as the more specialised whipping post taken at the old Newgate shows. Above we see a ducking-stool, mounted on a carriage, in the Priory church of Leominster.

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