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Key words - Crime and Punishment 1

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  • Q1
    A period of British history after the withdrawal of Roman rule in the 5 th century AD though to the Norman Conquest in 1066.
    Tudors
    Normans
    Stuarts
    Anglo-Saxon
    30s
  • Q2
    The hunt for a criminal. The alarm would be sounded by loud shouts. This method for catching criminals continued into the middle ages
    Raise the alarm
    Shout out Loud
    Cry and Hue
    Hue and Cry
    30s
  • Q3
    A small area, based on 100 peasant farms. By 1000AD, there was a system of courts in each hundred, covering the whole of England, dealing with less serious cases. All freemen had to attend these local courts, which met every month.
    Hundred
    Century
    Decade
    Acre
    10s
  • Q4
    An unpaid judge who presides over cases involving less serious crimes.
    Barrister
    Justice of the Peace
    Judge
    Lawyer
    10s
  • Q5
    Rules made by parliament that must be obeyed by the citizens of a country
    Rules
    Constitution
    Laws
    Legislation
    10s
  • Q6
    Dealt with ordinary villagers in the countryside and made them keep to the rules set up by the local landowners.
    Village Courts
    Manor Courts
    I got Court
    Town Courts
    10s
  • Q7
    Defeat of Harold Godwinson by William of Normandy at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and the end of Anglo Saxon rule in Britain.
    Norman Conquest
    Viking Invasion
    Roman Invasion
    Harrying of the North
    10s
  • Q8
    Inflicting a penalty on someone who has committed a crime.
    Punishment
    10s
  • Q9
    Rising up against a ruler; defiance of authority.
    Compromise
    Rebellion
    Attack
    Treaty
    10s
  • Q10
    A criminal who could get to the sanctuary of a church could not be arrested. If he confessed he would be allowed to leave the country.
    Rights of Sanctuary
    10s
  • Q11
    The king’s representative responsible for keeping the peace within a shire or county.
    Deputy
    Sheriff
    Boss
    Judge
    10s
  • Q12
    A term for the division of land in Britain now referred to as a County.
    Shire
    10s
  • Q13
    A form of punishment where the person is restrained, usually at wrists or ankles, in a public place where they can be humiliated by passers-by.
    Stocks
    10s
  • Q14
    Responsible for law enforcement in certain towns. Early form of policing.
    Detective
    MI5
    Town Watchman
    Constable
    10s
  • Q15
    A trial in which the verdict is decided by a group of people (usually twelve) rather than by a judge alone.
    Mob
    King
    Trial by Jury
    Judge
    10s

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