Re: Le droit du Seigneur #general
Roger Lustig <julierog@...>
It's actually very difficult to find evidence of the existence of thistoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
custom *anywhere*, especially in the last 7 or 8 centuries. Where it
did exist, it was generally an excuse for levying fines or taxes
But it makes for a great plot device in plays and operas!
researching Upper Silesia, where liquor taxes were far more profitable
Flashman Morochnick wrote:
There is a tale told in my family of the deflowerment of one of my
direct ancestors by the local noble at the turn of the 20th century.