The cruel punishment of tar and feathers originated in this conflict.
French And Indian War
Hundred Years War
Third Crusade. Reportedly, Richard The Lion-Hearted ordered boiling tar to be poured over men for cowardice, with feathers added to these "chickens"; other sources say King Richard used it as a punishment for thieves traveling with the Crusaders.
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