30 Most Ridiculous Laws From Ancient Times

Slander Was A Serious Offence Under Norman Law

#24 Slander Was A Serious Offence Under Norman Law

Nobody likes being called names. And back then in medieval England, slander or public defamation was considered a serious offence under the Norman rule.

If someone were found guilty of committing slander, then they would be charged with a huge fine and would have to stand in public, hold their nose, and tell each passerby about their crimes.

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