Yes. Even the children had padded codpiece over the penises, suggesting an endowment that simply wasn’t there. Innocent children. (The innocence is, in fact, a late Victorian invention — more about this later).

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Well padded English boy.
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Three boys (how old is the youngest ?)
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The one on the left is sixteen, but the one on the right is not.
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And this one is already sixteen.
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What you see is what you get.
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Archduke Wenzel
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Ernest of Habsburg, 15 years old, with such a big, protruding ugly lower jaw, that one hardly remarks his padded penis.
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Thirteen year old
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Yes, by Albrecht Durer. Yes, it looks like a strap-on.

The present blog is about Conservative ideology and how it imagines the past. In fact, the Middle Ages and the epoch until 1800 was not so conservative.

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