In fact, it was an invention of the 19th century. One such book was the Anglo-Saxon Canons of Theodore written around AD that included regulations on drunkenness, fornication, theft, perjury, heresy and being twice baptized—o, the horror! And, they were also constantly reused. Once you are 18 we promise to show you this content but not till then! If, by any chance, you were having trouble sporting that hard on, the Church would send its absolute best medical experts read: Have you done what certain women are accustomed to do, that is to make some sort of device or implement in the shape of the male member of a size to match your sinful desire? You'd most probably be executed by disembowelment. But, back in the medieval age, homosexual acts, when discovered, were punished with everything from burning, hanging, and even starving the perpetrators to death. Wake up and make love with me! I don't even have to mention how the Church views homosexuality, because not a lot seems to have changed. The husband would have to give his wife a decent present for taking away the one thing that was so treasured in her. Under fornication in chapter two, it contains the following punishments for deviation from the proscribed sex acts: While it was permitted to have sex with your spouse, only one type of position — the Missionary — was allowed, on the basis that this provided the least pleasure for the couple.