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1469 – Castile Increases Pimping Punishment

“[I]n 1469 a special ordinance of Henry IV, King of Castila, was launched against the men engaged in it, who acting as procurers, associated themselves with the women and were called ruffians: when any such were found, they were for the first offense to receive 100 lashes; for the second they were to be banished for life; for the third they were to be hung.”