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1. What happened in 1576?

  • House of Corrections was built in each country to punish or employ beggars
  • 1576 act was repealed and replaced with 1931 act
  • Nothing
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2. What was the 1572 act?

  • First offence- Exhilement Second offence- Execution
  • First offence- Whipping and burning of an ear Second offence- Execution
  • Whipping and trail by ordeal Second offence- Burning at the stake

3. What is vagrancy?

  • People who are unemployed and wander the country without a settled job
  • People who wandered the country
  • people who went against the king/queen
  • People who quit their jobs and had no employment

4. What was the 1547 act?

  • First offence- two years slavery Second offence- slavery for life or execution
  • First offence- five years slavery Second offence- Execution
  • First offence- Returned to original birth place Second offence- Two years slavery

5. What is a heretic?

  • Someone who trespasses on land
  • Someone who goes against the religion of his/her country
  • Someone who starts riots
  • Someone unemployed


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