Sex, brothels and prostitution… – EverythingTudorBlog

If you had ‘goose bumps’ in the 16th century it did not mean you had little bumps appearing on your arms because you were cold. Having ‘goose bumps’ was Elizabethan slang for having venereal disease. There were thousands of prostitutes or doxies as they were known, in Norwich, Exeter, York London and…

Source: Sex, brothels and prostitution… – EverythingTudorBlog

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