Nineteenth century, the bastion of women’s lib.
Any person found breaking a boiled egg at the sharp end will be sentenced to 24 hours in the village stocks (enacted by Edward VI). This is another law that was likely still on the books until a massive “cleanup” of archaic laws in 2012.
However, any Scotsman caught drunk or with a weapon can still be shot on a Sunday, except with a bow and arrow. Similarly, in Chester, it is legal to shoot a Welsh person with a crossbow, as long as it is within the city walls and is done after midnight. This was actually on the…