> > I'm not sure whether riding a horse into a church
> > constitutes 'pollutio',
>This is a bit out-of-period, but one of the routine charges made against
>Oliver Cromwell and his lieges was that they "stabled their horses in the
This is also a good medieval topos. A standard charge against
allegedly abusive lords, bishops, and abbots is that they stabled their
horses in church (hounds are also often specified).
--John Howe, Texas Tech