The Scold’s Bridle: ‘Punishment’ (Torture) Device for ‘Shrews’ (Uppity Women)

One of the Old World methods of shaming women

Transcribed from the first couple of minutes of the video: Video According to Wikipedia, the device was in use in the U.K. as late as 1856. Here’s an especially nasty looking version from Germany, circa 1550-1800. I get the distinct impression certain politicians would like to return to those old …