Crime and punishment

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when did king Henry VIII make religious changes and what did this lead to ?
1536 this lead to the pilgrimage of Grace
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When did crime start to decrease?
1850
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what year did the government release the tollpuddle martyrs and why?
In the year 1836 the government were forced to release the tollpuddle martyrs after huge protest meeting,marches and petitions
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what year was Matthew Hopkins stopped from doing his trials
1646
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when was the French revolution and what effect did it have on england?
1789 and the government and upper class feared that something similar would happen to Britain
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when was the vagrancy act and what was this law
The 1547 vagrancy act stated that all beggars must work . They could be whipped or branded
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By what year did they mostly use jury of 12 freeman to decide if someone was guilty ?
1450
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when was the law passed by parliament that separated the 'Deserving Poor' (sick or injured beggars worthy of help) from 'Sturdy Beggars' (those considered as lazy).
1531
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when did experiments start to increse
1660
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what is wergeld
A payment made to the family of the murdered person.
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when was the Gunpowder plot?
November 5th 1605
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when was capital punishment abolished
1999
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what was Englands population in 1450 and what had it risen to in 1750
In 1450 the population of England was 2 million, by 1750 it was 7 million.
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what crimes were common during this time?
Stealing was put in the same group as serious crimes like murder and ****. Other crimes that were common were petty theft, pickpocketing and burglaries
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when was hard labour and corporal punishments in prisons abolished
1948
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what type of officers where introduced and when?
probation officers where introduced in 1907
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why did crime increase between 1450-1850?
increase in population, increased unemployment, roads being improved as trades between towns growing, end of feudalism led to reduction of common land as land owners fenced it off,changes in religious beliefs led to more people committing heresy
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