Crime and punishment

Name 3 crimes against the person
Any 3 from : murder , assault, **** and public disorder
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What years was the medieval period
1000 - 1500
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Name 2 crimes against property
Any from arson, theft, or counterfeiting coins
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Name 1 crime against authority
Either treason or rebellion
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How much of England became the royal forest under William 1?
30%
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What is a hundred?
An area of land
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What was the murdrum fine?
A new law, introduced by William 1, saying that if a Norman was murdered by an Anglo Saxon,a large sum of money had to be paid by the hundred where the body was found.
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Who was responsible for preventing crime in medieval England?
The community - eg hue and cry. There was no police force.
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What was a tithing?
A group of 10 households, where all men where responsible for one another. If one man went to court, the others had to pay a fine or go to court with him.
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What were parish constables?
They were local people nominated by the community. Unpaid, and they help the post for a year.
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True or false - the tithing system continued in Norman times
True
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Name some medieval punishments
Fines, maiming, stocks, flogging, hanging, beheading
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What was the most common punishment in Anglo Saxon, Norman and Later Medieval
AS - fines and compensation , Norman - capital and corporal punishment , later medieval - fines
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What is a retributions?
Making a criminal stuff for the crimes committed
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What was the benefit of the clergy?
When a court case was tried in a church. It was beneficial because the church had less harsh punishments. Could be claimed by reciting a psalm.
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What was sanctuary and could you get it?
It was protection from the law and you could get it by going to a church.
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What years was the medieval period

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1000 - 1500

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Name 2 crimes against property

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Name 1 crime against authority

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How much of England became the royal forest under William 1?

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