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bankrupt businessmanīs wife and daughter
are put on display, before they are send to
Because he agreed to hand them over to hard labor,
the bank will grant him respite on his debt, so
he can re-establish his firm.
The conditions in the workhouse is so
brutal and unhealthy, they will most likely
only survive 2 or 3 years.
Then he will be free to marry another woman.
girl at the workhouse has stolen
and eaten some moulden potato peelings.
She said, she was hungry.
Three days standing outside the workhouse
like this will teach her, that
lazybones donīt eat!
girl was court stealing
"Ha ha - Look
at her -
Not so pretty anymore?
Nobody will want to marry her now!
Our son will have to find himrself a more
proper young woman to become his bride!"
Patriciaīs comming parents-in-law,
didnīt find her rich enough.
They had her punished on
a false accusation.
Patriciaīs only chance to survive after
this shame, is to enter the workhouse.
girl, whoīs parents
could not afford to pay much to the convent.
her, she is displayed outside, before she
must enter the cloistered convent.
She knows it is her last change to see the sun,
before she has to suffer for mankind.
At the mercy of
"Do I look rich?
I will not give you as much as a crumb !"
Learning to be
former much to proud Susanna is chained,
so she has to stand bending down.
The drowning cages.
This was looked
upon as a gentle execution
were mainly used upon women, who hadnīt commited any serious crime,
or maybe no crime at all.
The beautiful and
innocent princess Leia is
ready to be lowered into the cold water.
The right order of succession
to the throne must not be disturbed,
by an inconvenient heiress!
"Noo - Please
let me out - I donīt want to die!"
Young Janice was robbed off
all her money by a swindler, who had
promised to marry her.
He left her home and pennyless.
The responsible authorities of the town
orders her to be drowned immediately.
The logic behind this is, that if she
is allowed to stay free, she will have to steal
or become a prostitute to survive.
Just as well do her in advance!