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What changes did William make?
Forest laws put in place. Built castles to establish authority. Got rid of wergild- compensations went to him. Introduced new laws.
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What did William keep the same?
Most saxon laws (they worked)- no police force, tithings, death penalty, hue and cry, hiarachy of power, trial by ordeal, religious influence.
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What was trial by battle?
bought in by the normans, fight until one died
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what was justice?
punishing people for the crime they committed
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Who were the folville gang?
outlaws- murder- ****- robbery
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What was a constable?
they co-ordinated the watchmen- in charge of them- still had a normal job
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What was a watchman?
watched the streets at night- unpaid- still had a normal job
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Advantages of watchmen/constables
+village system for a village network +called out time +local +could stop strangers
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Disadvantages of watchmen/constables
-unpaid -did a bad job
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when was trial by ordeal punished?
1215
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Most saxon laws (they worked)- no police force, tithings, death penalty, hue and cry, hiarachy of power, trial by ordeal, religious influence.

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