Gyllenstierna's mother Sigrid was sentenced to be drowned (the only woman condemned to death), but avoided execution by surrendering all her estates.
In Book Ten a woman condemned to public humiliation with Lucius tells him her crimes:
Later on, she traveled extensively to see for herself the plight of many young women and widows condemned to life as temple prostitutes in Northern India.
This is the Witches Well, marking the spot where women condemned for black magic were burned at the stake.
She is portrayed as a woman condemned by her Puritan neighbors.
But Zarabeth is a woman condemned to a terrible life of loneliness.
The Book of Caverns is the only known Egyptian funerary text to mention women being condemned to nonexistence.
This was only the second instance, in modern times, of a British woman being condemned to die in prison.
A woman condemned for adultery could not re-marry.