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The Strange Laws of Old England free pdf Did you know that: It's against the law to check into a hotel in London under assumed names for the purpose of lovemaking? Under a statute of Edwards II all whales washed up on the shore belong to the monarch? Under a Tudor law Welshmen are not allowed into the city of Chester after dark? In THE STRANGE LAWS OF OLD ENGLAND, Nigel Cawthorne unearths an extraordinary collection of the most bizarre and arcane laws that have been enacted over the centuries. Some of the laws, incredibly, are still in force. It is still illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament in a suit of armour ...This elegant and amusing book is perfect for everyone fascinated by the eccentric history of these islands.

About Nigel Cawthorne

Nigel Cawthorne has been a writer for nearly 30 years, writing a number of successful popular history books- Nigel Cawthorne lives in London.

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Author : Nigel Cawthorne
Publisher : Piatkus Books
Data Published : 02 May 2013
ISBN : 0749954159
EAN : 9780749954154
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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