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148, 150, 156, 157, in particular Sanctions XV of 1645, XVI of 1657, XVIII of 1680 and XIX of 1687. 36. 17, inv. 55. As from 1738 intervention by the Bourbon Crown led to prohibition of the practice of torture and of the underground pits for isolation of the prisoners; there followed a succession of measures in accordance with the changes introduced in the judiciary facilities following the trend to modernize the juridical systems. The pursuit of modernization in the Kingdom entailed a sharp reduction in the ecclesiastical privileges which had burgeoned there.
A few privileged prisoners could have a bed of their own, brought there, on payment, from their homes; others could rent The Vicaria Prison of Naples 25 a bed, but few could take advantage of this option, the rate for a single night being very high. 11 In order to play a part in this “criminal society”, the prisoners needed money, which was readily obtained by stealing from the newcomers: thefts were so frequent that no sooner was some poor wretch imprisoned than he was immediately stripped of his clothes to be sold to the bystanders; they were so skilfully stripped that the hapless victims had no time to realise what was being done to them, and even if they had realised they would not have been able to report the theft for fear of retaliation, fearing even that they might be killed in the ambushes that were customary in those places.