Daft Laws Still Live
A gentle quiz on some Archaic Laws that are still on the statute books, provided they do not contradict their modern counterpart laws and penalties! 10 Questions.
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It is permitted to shoot Welshmen on Sundays (inside Chester city walls, between sunset and sunrise), with what weapon?
A Seige Engine
If a whale is found on the British coast the Queen owns the tail (in case she needs new bones for her corsets), but who gets the head?
The Royal Cook
The Prime Minister
The Archbishop Of Canterbury
Where is it illegal to die - due to being eligible for a costly state funeral?
The Bloody Tower
The Houses Of Parliament
Who made it a crime to eat mince pies on Christmas Day?
The Spanish Inquisition
What is it illegal for a cab to carry in the City of London?
Rabid Dogs Or Corpses
Members of the Royal Family
An unrepealed law from 1313 makes it illegal to wear what when entering the Houses of Parliament?
A Suit of Armour
Of what would you be accused if you stuck a postage stamp, with the Monarchâ€™s head upside down, on an envelope?
Adultery With The Monarch
In Lancashire, no person is permitted to do what, on the seashore, after being asked to stop by a Police Constable?
Incite A Dog To Bark
In England, all men over the age of 14 must carry out two hours of what a day?
(With apologies to David_Ed!), In the city of York, except on Sundays, it is permitted to shoot a Scotsman with a crossbow, within the ancient city walls, but only if he is what?
Wearing A Kilt
Playing The Bagpipes
Carrying A Bow And Arrow
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