Did You Know These Nursery Rhymes Have a Dark History?

  1. Three Blind Mice [mashshare]

The three blind mice in the nursery rhyme were actually three noblemen who lived in the 1500s, back when there was a queen named Bloody Mary. Bloody Mary was a strict Catholic and would do everything to punish and execute anyone who did not convert to Catholicism. These mice were plotting against the queen – and were severely punished. But they were not dismembered nor even blinded as the rhyme goes – they were burnt at the stake for their crimes against the crown.

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