The people were very clean (3/6)

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Contrary to popular belief, the people of England were actually very hygienic and valued cleanliness above much. Indeed, they considered cleanliness to be next to Godliness, and as such, many English men and women bathed in public baths daily. However, the practice began to decline around the 16th century, when word got out that the public baths were convenient venues for prostitution – an illicit and highly frowned upon activity back then as it is now.

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