The History Of Condoms (VIDEO)

According to popular folklore, condoms were invented in the 18th century by the personal physician of King Charles II of England, who was supposedly named the “Earl of Condom.” However, there is no evidence that an Earl of this name ever existed and it turns out that the world’s first condoms can actually be traced back to the ancient Egyptians, who created penile sheaths made of linen to prevent pregnancy and venereal disease. Indeed, as you’ll learn in the video below (entitled The History of Condoms), our use of prophylactics actually has a very long and quite complicated history.

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