Other questions in this quiz

2. Who put pressure on Peel to change this?

  • MP Sam Romilly and his lawyer
  • The monarch
  • Elizabeth Fry

3. By 1861, how many crimes were punishable by death?

  • 10
  • 5
  • 6
  • 3

4. When did public execution end?

  • 1868
  • 1888
  • 1873
  • 1898

5. Which of these were punishable by public execution?

  • Murder and treason
  • Murder, arson and treason
  • Espionage, murder and arson
  • Piracy, murder and treason

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all Crime and punishment through time (OCR History A) resources »