Items Tagged with 'Henry III'


  • Mortgage servicers drawn and quartered

    There used to be consequences to committing a crime, back in the day. In the mid 1300s, for instance, King Henry III would have those guilty (which didn't mean then what it means today) of high treason to be hanged, drawn and quartered. The victims' bodies were chopped into pieces, not actually pulled apart by wild horses, which I guess was just going too far, even then. Though I imagine the fear of wild horses would have put a serious damper on crime.
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