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Romans (The Ancient World)

Name three methods of Roman policing?

What was the responsiblity of the Urban Cohorts?

What were prisons used for?

What happend to slaves that attempted to murder their owner?

What is a praetor? what is a quaestor?

Who caught criminals?

Why were punishments so harsh?

Romans had no what?

Explain why punsihments and laws were made public during the Roman period?(7)

'The Romans were unable to conquer crime' How far is this an accurate assesment?(8)

Briefly describe how trails worked in the Roman Period (5)

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The Anglo-Saxon Period 400-1100

What were laws desgined to do?

What is the blood fued?

Describe why the blood fued failed

What was wergild?

What year were tithings created?

How many men per tithing?

Name all four different types of Saxon trials

What is Trail by Ordeal?

Why and when was Trail by Ordeal used?

What was compurgation?

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The Normans 1066-1500

What were forest laws?

What did Trial by Battle mean?

Who crowned himself king after the death of Edward the Confessor?

How did William the Conqueror become king?

What happened to the Hue and Cry and Tithings?

What change was made to the Hue and Cry in 1250?

What  was the role of the Coroner?

What is Sanctuary?

Name three Norman punishments.

What were four ways in which somebody could avoid punishment?

Name the three most frequently stolen items in Norfolk during this time.

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The Middle Ages and The Legend of Robin Hood

What was the significance of the outlaws hunting deer in the forest?

Explain why you think the story of Robin Hood has been so popular and is still popular today.

What does the story of Robin Hood reveal about medieval crime and punishment?

Does it matter if Robin Hood actually exsisted or not?

Do you think that the legal system improved?Explain your answer.

Were the majority of crimes major or minor?

What bought about specific changes during the Middle Ages?

How did Trail by Ordeal work in Anglo-Saxon period? (6)

Explain the role played by the community and the church in the Middle Ages.(7)

How different were the crimes and punishment used in te Middle Ages from those used in the Roman period? (8)

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Early Modern Period AD 1500-1750

Name two new punishments introduced.

Name three punishments that were kept in the Early Modern Period. 

Name four examplkes of people that would have been punished by whipping.

What was Carting? What was Pillory?

Where were criminals transported to? How did the general public perceieve this punishment?

Why did people commit acts of rebellion/treason?

Difference in punishment between Aristocrats and Commoners?

Why did the witchcraft craze begin? Why did the witchcraft craze end?

Name a reason for Vagrancy. Why was Vagrancy seen as a problem?

How was Vagrancy dealt with in 1547? Was Vagrancy a real threat to authority?Explain.

How effectively do you think Vagrancy was dealt with in this period?

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Highway robbery, Smuggling, Poaching and the Blood

How did Highway robbery grow?

Why did Highway robbery decline?

How did media affect peoples views of Highway men?

What was commonly smuggled? What were attitudes towards smuggling?

Why did the levels of smuggling decline?

Name three reasons for poaching.

What was the name of the Act introducted in 1723?

Why was the Bloody Code introduced?

Was the Bloody Code a sucess?

What was more of a problem during the Early Modern Period: Vagrancy, smuggling or poaching? (8) Explain the reasons for and against the introduction of the Bloody Code. (7)

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Industrial Britain 1750-1900

Describe the pattern of crime increased and descreased during this period?

What percentage of crime was commited by women?

What year were the reformatory schools set up for under 16's?

Name four reasons for increased in crime during the nineteenth century. 

How did the movement from village to cities effect crime and punishment?

Name three crimes against property and three crimes against a person.

What were crimes against authority? 

Why were people suspicious of the introcution of a police force?

Waht were people afraid of in terms of people in power/revolution?

What was the peterloo massacre and what caused it? Was it really a massacre? Was it intentional?

Describe any new crimes that took place in the 19th century.  (5) Examine the claim the industrialisation had the biggest impact on crime and punishment in the 19th century. (8)

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