He was fined L4000 by Cromwell's "Act of Grace" in 1654.
Profane cursing and swearing is made punishable by the Profane Oaths Act 1745, which directs the offender to be brought before a justice of the peace, and fined five shillings, two shillings or one shilling, according as he is a gentleman, below the rank of gentleman, or a common labourer, soldier, &c.
Prices had to be posted or the miller was fined 20 shillings.
You 'd be fined by the local video shop for not rewinding them too.
An Australian man was fined $ 2,000 for quacking like a duck on his radio transmitter.