Note: The Early Symbolism of Tarring and Feathering.

By William Sayers, published August 2010

Abstract

The punishment of tarring and feathering has been carried out since the time of 1189, when it was used in naval contexts to punish those charged with theft or other antisocial acts.

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Filed under: Medieval | Other (location)
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Miscellaneous

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