There's very few corners of history that aren't stuffed full of raging sexism, but perhaps none encapsulates a society's desire to silence women as plainly as the use of a scold's bridle. Read more about the horrendous item used to torture assertive women below.

A scold was a gossiping or nagging (read: non-submissive) woman. The punishment was used on women who were suspected of witchcraft or spoke out ag
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