How punishments have changed from 1350c to the 19th century (16marks + 3marks)

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intro: similarities
intro: no identities, little rights and lots of hangings
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intro: diffrences
mainly differences (aim of prisons, public executions and acts giving some rights)
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p1: 1350c
people believed God gave the ability to kill or set free, ergo gaols were only used to hold people in waiting
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p1: 19th century
Contrasting 1350c, 19th century prisons aim was to rehabilitate prisoners through silent system and separate system.
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p2: 1350c
Public hangings were a common site. It was common in every town and village to have a gibbet hanging a corpse to deter criminals.
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p2: 19th Century
On the other hand, in 1869 public executions were abolished due to pickpocketing and a carnival like atmosphere (effects of increased population) and no longer acted as a deterrent. The private executions are more retribution than a deterrence.
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p3: 1350c
prisoners had little rights and were tortured and humiliated via methods such as stocks, the Catherine wheel and branding.
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p3: 19th century
Slight improvement in 19th Century with the 1784 Gaol Health and Sanitation Act but silent system and separate systems inhumane treating’s lead to suicides.
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p3 addon
Moreover, both centuries stripped you of your identity with branding and the 2 systems mentioned above.
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p4
Both punishments were quite gory and bloody. In 1350c they used lots of torturing techniques as well as the threat of being hung drawn and quartered and up until the 1823 Judgement of Death Act the bloody code had over 220 crimes worthy of the death
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conclusion
Lots of things had stayed the same between the 2 periods (like the mistreatment of prisoners and high amounts of hanging) but, despite this there was a lot of change like the aim of prisons and public executions. Overall leading to a moderate change.
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mainly differences (aim of prisons, public executions and acts giving some rights)

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people believed God gave the ability to kill or set free, ergo gaols were only used to hold people in waiting

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Contrasting 1350c, 19th century prisons aim was to rehabilitate prisoners through silent system and separate system.

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