The Scottish invented the kilt as a means of countering the notoriously savage debagging of captured soldiers by the invading English forces.

The conquests of the Royal Debaggerye Yeoman (now disbanded) were so merciless that the mere appearance of them on a battlefield resulted in the unequivocal surrender of Wales to English rule in 1284. The regimental museum in London boasts a collection of over 5,000 pairs of French trousers taken as spoils of war during the Battle of Agincourt.

Curiously a bye-law still exists today in Chester that permits the debagging of any welshman caught loitering within the limits of the city walls after sunset.

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