In London, England during the 18th century, any property crime (eg. robbery without a weapon or burglary wit a weapon), and crimes of theft without or without a weapon, including minor crimes, were punishable by death if the sum of that stolen was greater than 5 shillings ($40.00 as of 2017 when accounting for inflation). It was believed that if a woman experienced a shocking event during pregnancy, that their offspring would emulate that experience somehow, as was the case with the mother of th...
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