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11th Jun '17 12:35:25 PM StarSword
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* "First Kill" by Music/AmonAmarth has the protagonist run into exile and eventually join the Jomsvikings after killing the earl's right-hand man "when he came to take her away".

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw5G6fF-wqQ "First Kill" Kill"]] by Music/AmonAmarth has the protagonist run into exile and eventually join the Jomsvikings after killing the earl's right-hand man "when he came to take her away".
1st Jun '17 10:00:46 AM StarSword
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* "First Kill" by Music/AmonAmarth has the protagonist run into exile and eventually join the Jomsvikings after killing the earl's right-hand man "when he came to take her away".
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28th May '17 3:20:42 PM nombretomado
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* In ''WarhammerFantasy'', the ''ius primae noctis'' is in effect in some Bretonnian duchies, although it is considered a rather dated practice even there, with few lords choosing to exercise it even if it were still law in their demesne. It's rather touchingly subverted, however, in the case of Lord Laurent of the Duchy of Artois, who requires any newlyweds in his dutchy to ''both'' spend their wedding night in his bedchamber. Lord Laurent sleeps outside the door to ensure they aren't disturbed, much to his subjects' surprise.

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* In ''WarhammerFantasy'', ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'', the ''ius primae noctis'' is in effect in some Bretonnian duchies, although it is considered a rather dated practice even there, with few lords choosing to exercise it even if it were still law in their demesne. It's rather touchingly subverted, however, in the case of Lord Laurent of the Duchy of Artois, who requires any newlyweds in his dutchy to ''both'' spend their wedding night in his bedchamber. Lord Laurent sleeps outside the door to ensure they aren't disturbed, much to his subjects' surprise.
13th May '17 4:56:59 PM eroock
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* In DasFinstereTal Brenner, the villages patriach, practices a form of this. But instead of forcing them to spent one night with him, they must stay until they are pregnant. So every first born is actually his child. The priest justifies this, by claiming that Marias first child wasn't Josephs, but gods.

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* In DasFinstereTal Brenner, the villages patriach, patriarch in ''Film/DasFinstereTal'', practices a form of this. But instead of forcing them to spent one night with him, they must stay until they are pregnant. So every first born is actually his child. The priest justifies this, by claiming that Marias first child wasn't Josephs, but gods.
1st May '17 6:53:32 PM PaulA
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* Leo Frankowski's Conrad Stargard series, the time traveling protagonist is shocked by this practice, but quickly overcomes his objections. [[SarcasmMode And why shouldn't he?]]: the local lord is a nice chap who ensures all the peasant girls are married off when they become pregnant, and Conrad is such a blatant MartyStu that [[NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization every girl in the area is all too eager to bed him]].

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* Leo Frankowski's In Creator/LeoFrankowski's Conrad Stargard series, the time traveling protagonist is shocked by this practice, but quickly overcomes his objections. [[SarcasmMode And why shouldn't he?]]: the local lord is a nice chap who ensures all the peasant girls are married off when they become pregnant, and Conrad is such a blatant MartyStu that [[NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization every girl in the area is all too eager to bed him]].
26th Mar '17 5:13:04 PM Dravencour
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* In ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'', Casca is taken from her home by the local noble who owns her family's land, though Griffith saves her just before anything happens. Though considering what kind of person Griffith is, "saved" may not be the best word to use.
26th Mar '17 5:09:52 PM Dravencour
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* The title character of ''Caligula'' exercises his ''droit du seigneur'' by raping both Proculus and his new wife, widely considered his most sickening act of the movie.

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* The title character of ''Caligula'' ''Film/{{Caligula}}'' exercises his ''droit du seigneur'' by raping both Proculus and his new wife, widely considered his most sickening act of the movie.
20th Mar '17 11:05:55 PM YuriFan17
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* Debunked on [[http://www.straightdope.com ''The Straight Dope'']], citing the dubiousness of historical accounts, the absence of proof, and the grim but all-too-plausible argument that no medieval upper-class thug with a sword would ''need'' such a legal entitlement to get away with raping peasant women.

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* Debunked on [[http://www.''[[http://www.straightdope.com ''The The Straight Dope'']], Dope]]'', citing the dubiousness of historical accounts, the absence of proof, and the grim but all-too-plausible argument that no medieval upper-class thug with a sword would ''need'' such a legal entitlement to get away with raping peasant women.
20th Mar '17 11:05:16 PM YuriFan17
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* Debunked on [[www.straightdope.com ''The Straight Dope'']], citing the dubiousness of historical accounts, the absence of proof, and the grim but all-too-plausible argument that no medieval upper-class thug with a sword would ''need'' such a legal entitlement to get away with raping peasant women.

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* Debunked on [[www.[[http://www.straightdope.com ''The Straight Dope'']], citing the dubiousness of historical accounts, the absence of proof, and the grim but all-too-plausible argument that no medieval upper-class thug with a sword would ''need'' such a legal entitlement to get away with raping peasant women.
20th Mar '17 11:02:48 PM YuriFan17
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* In [[CrusaderKings Crusader Kings 2]] a random event might happen, which informs you that the petty nobles in your realm are practicing this. You can then choose to either forbid it (which makes your barons mad) or allow it (which risks a peasant revolt).

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* In [[CrusaderKings [[VideoGame/CrusaderKings Crusader Kings 2]] a random event might happen, which informs you that the petty nobles in your realm are practicing this. You can then choose to either forbid it (which makes your barons mad) or allow it (which risks a peasant revolt).



* Debunked on www.straightdope.com, citing the dubiousness of historical accounts, the absence of proof, and the grim but all-too-plausible argument that no medieval upper-class thug with a sword would ''need'' such a legal entitlement to get away with raping peasant women.

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* Debunked on www.[[www.straightdope.com, com ''The Straight Dope'']], citing the dubiousness of historical accounts, the absence of proof, and the grim but all-too-plausible argument that no medieval upper-class thug with a sword would ''need'' such a legal entitlement to get away with raping peasant women.
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