1. By 1861, how many crimes were punishable by death?
1 of 7
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2. When did Peel first abolish the death penalty for half of capital crimes?
3. When did public execution end?
4. Who put pressure on Peel to change this?
- Elizabeth Fry
- MP Sam Romilly and his lawyer
- The monarch
5. Which of these were punishable by public execution?
- Piracy, murder and treason
- Murder, arson and treason
- Murder and treason
- Espionage, murder and arson
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