The Secret Cabinet

In the 19th century museums used to lock away everything which they deemed "unsuitable" for the public in secret cabinets. This podcast focuses on the parts of history you would not find in your school textbooks - for good reason. (Explicit Content) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Episode20: Witnesses under Witnesses - Impotence in Court


For women there were only few opportunities in the Early Modern period to get divorced. One recognized reason was the impotence of the husband -- he had the burden of proof.


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 2016-07-18  21m