Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

You know that law which required every Englishman aged 17 to 60 to keep a longbow and practise on a regular basis?

It was repealed in 1960.

Not to worry, there are still some absolutely barmy laws in force.

Christopher Sargeant, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, was recently commissioned by Privilege Insurance to compile a top 10 list of the most obscure laws.

We've taken a few of his and some others to produce what we think are the most crazy laws in the country.

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