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Chastity belts were supposedly worn by women in the Middle Ages to keep them from having sex. But how much truth is there to this torture device?

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The Ridiculous History of the Chastity Belt — Plus Other Medieval History
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    The Ridiculous History of the Chastity Belt

    The Ridiculous History of the Chastity Belt

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