Theme 4 - Law and Order Extras

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Martial Law
HVIII - PoG; EDVI - 1549; EI - NR; MI - 1558 to arrest heretical book carriers; EI - marshals to stop + detain vagrants. Good - didn't have to wait on evidence and ulreliable jury (good for crown). Bad - couldn't seize propoerty so no nobles
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Rumours 1
law of sedition meant when rumours were rife during a rebellion authorities could treat those found guilty severely. 1542 made a felony. HVII - whipping, public declamation + imprisonment for spreading about his death
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Rumours 2
HVIII - vicar of munston about pope returning and HVIII fleeing. M1 - decapitation of right hands. EI - sedition capital offence
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Treason Law
1530s extended to denying act of succession, refusing to take oath of supremacy and criticising HVIII marriage AB. 1534 act - reason by words as well as deeds. 1547 act - treason by writing, painting etc. king a heretic, tyrant or usurper
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Treason Law 2
1554 MI widened to include anyone against her and Phillip. 1571 - anyone possessing papal objects and saying Queen heretic. 1597 - any group assembled to destroy enclosures
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Commissions
HVII - oyer et terminer (hear and determine) used against Cornish - Commissions of Array allowed nobles to get troops for Simnel's. HVIII - assess subsidy payments, survey monastries + sell crown lands
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Commissions 2
EI - used to keep informed - officials conducted enquiries and fed back to PC - V IMPORTANT
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Militia
after retainers reduced many relucant to fight. De jure - sheriff muster, checked weapons + trained men. De facto - crown no idea how many ready. MI - 2 acts 1558 - everyone contribute according to means + efforts for more regular muster
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Militia 2
EI - 1573 militia act post-NR - men 16-60 trained, paid + equipment - should have been effective but not as too expensive to train more than 10%. 1580s 26000 trained to fight Spanish - reulcant to sent to Ireland
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law of sedition meant when rumours were rife during a rebellion authorities could treat those found guilty severely. 1542 made a felony. HVII - whipping, public declamation + imprisonment for spreading about his death

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HVIII - vicar of munston about pope returning and HVIII fleeing. M1 - decapitation of right hands. EI - sedition capital offence

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1530s extended to denying act of succession, refusing to take oath of supremacy and criticising HVIII marriage AB. 1534 act - reason by words as well as deeds. 1547 act - treason by writing, painting etc. king a heretic, tyrant or usurper

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1554 MI widened to include anyone against her and Phillip. 1571 - anyone possessing papal objects and saying Queen heretic. 1597 - any group assembled to destroy enclosures

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