A chastity belt is a device locked around the wearer's genitals to prevent sexual
intercourse. Chastity belts for women were introduced into Europe from Italy, and
Aug 17, 2015 ... What was the chastity belt? You can picture it; you've seen it in many movies and
heard references to it across countless cultural forms. There's ...
May 17, 2012 ... According to popular mythology, chastity belts with locks in the front were used in
the 1100s as a result of the Crusades. Crusaders were said to ...
In popular opinion, the use of chastity belts dates back to the time of the
Crusades and its aim was to enforce and ensure womanly fidelity. The concept is
Oct 2, 2015 ... Why would any serious medievalist turn his/her attention to this most spurious
object, the medieval chastity belt, and examine its alleged reality ...
May 1, 2014 ... But the fact is that, besides the more obvious of those that aren't accurate, most
scholars believe that the chastity belt didn't actually exist during ...
May 8, 2014 ... Such an arrangement as a "chastity belt", has existed for many centuries, and it
was coined, of course, overly jealous men. I suggest you learn a ...
May 21, 2001 ... Chastity belts became popular in Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries. Their
functional purposes are well known, but many people don't know ...
Jan 19, 2016 ... A model poses with a metal chastity belt in Italy. (REUTERS). An Italian woman
placed an embarrassing call to her local fire department after ...
Jan 19, 2016 ... An Italian woman stunned firefighters when she asked for help opening a lock —
to her chastity belt. The unnamed woman reportedly turned to ...