Young members of the royal family who reportedly had boys whipped include: An adult example, often included in discussions of whipped boys, is provided by French Catholic prelates Arnaud d`Ossat (1537–1604) and Jacques Davy Duperron (1556–1618), symbolically whipped in 1593 by Pope Clement VIII representing atonement on behalf of Henry IV of France (1553–1610). who had renounced Protestantism.  A whipping boy was a boy raised with a prince (or young monarch) in early modern Europe and would have received corporal punishment for the prince`s transgressions in his presence. The prince himself was not punished because his royal status exceeded that of his guardian; Seeing a friend punished would be an equal motivation not to repeat the crime. An archaic proverb that captures a similar idea is “beating a dog in front of a lion.”  Flogging was a common punishment for guardians at the time. There is little contemporary evidence of the existence of whipped boys and evidence that some princes were whipped by their teachers, although Nicholas Orme suspects that nobles were beaten less often than other students.  Some historians consider whipping boys to be completely mythical; Others suggest that they applied only in the case of a young king, who was protected by divine right, and not to mere princes.  Sid Fleischman`s The Whipping Boy, which won the Newbery Medal for children`s books in 1987, tells the story of the cheeky Prince Horace who learns humility during an affair with his whipping boy, a Pied Piper named Jemmy.  In George R.
R. Martin`s fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, published in 1991, characters Tommen Baratheon and Joffrey Baratheon have a whipping boy named Godfather. In David Belbin`s 2002 children`s novel Boy King, Barnaby FitzPatrick is flogged by John Cheke for teaching Edward VI swearing; When Edward protested that no one had any more whipped boys, Cheke said, “The Duke of Richmond had one.” and Charles II had whipped the boys when they were little to take their punishment for them if they failed in their lessons; So I dared to put one at the disposal of my little prince for my own needs.  Samuel Rowley`s 1604 play When You See Me You Know Me depicts the childhood of the future Edward VI. When he skips school to play tennis, Edward “Ned” Browne is sent to the chapel to be whipped by the children`s master. Cranmer said, “Because he was so whipped for the prince`s mistakes. / His grace gained more knowledge in a month. / When he had reached it a year before, / For still the boy anxious to save his clasp, / pursues him every hour wherever he goes. The prince persuaded King Henry VIII to knight Ned: “The poor gentleman was miserably wounded in the back parts, as the scar suggests, if only his knighthood would break there.” Ned hopes that the educators will refrain from whipping a knight, to which the Fool replies, “If they do, he will make you a master, and then they will not dare.” This work may have helped the idea of a whipping boy take root.  In modern English, a whipping boy is a metaphor that can have a meaning similar to scapegoat, scapegoat or sacrificial lamb; Alternatively, it may be an eternal loser, a victim of group bullying, or someone who is unfairly held accountable for the actions of others. John Donne, in a sermon he preached in 1628, alluded to vicarious flogging: “Sometimes, when the children of great men insult at school, another person is whipped for them, and it works on a good nature; but if this man were to take bodies for them in a sickness, it would be of no use to them: God`s corrections to others can serve as an example to you; But because you are physically ill, take it yourself.  The first attribution of the word “Whipping Boy” in the Oxford English Dictionary comes from a 1647 biblical commentary by John Trapp on 1 Tim 5:20: “Those presbyters who sin pubprobably.
and those who were convicted by two or three witnesses. : reprimand above all, but not as if they were whipping boys.”  Some reports of modern slavery include cases of slaves being punished for the offenses of a master`s child. Im Südchina of the 19. In the nineteenth century, among male slaves as fellow students of candidates for imperial examinations, an example of James L. Watson was mentioned.  In Alex Tizon`s 2017 documentary essay “My Family`s Slave,” the author`s mother recounts an incident in the 1940s in which, trapped in a lie, Lola, the titular servant, was sentenced to 12 lashes on her father`s belt.  Biram Dah Abeid claimed that slaves in Mauritania are used as sufferers or whipsers.  In Renaissance humanism, Erasmus` treatises “The Education of a Christian Prince” (1516) and “Declamatio de pueris statim ac liberaliter instituendis” (1530) mention the inadequacy of corporal punishment of princes, but do not mention indirect punishment.  Hartley Coleridge wrote in 1852: “To be whipped by a Member of Parliament was the exclusive privilege of royal blood.