Crime and Punishment - Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Medieval

Question 1 of 20

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Who rebelled against Roman rule in AD60?

Select one of the following:

  • Queen Boudicca

  • Hereward the Wake

  • Spartacus

  • Augustus

Question 2 of 20

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In which time period could you be punished by being forced to become a gladiator?

Select one of the following:

  • Anglo-Saxons

  • Medieval times

  • Roman times

  • Early Modern Period

Question 3 of 20

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In Roman times you would be punished by being tied in a sack with live snakes for committing which crime?

Select one of the following:

  • Killing a gladiator

  • Killing your father (patricide)

  • Killing a slave

  • Killing your mother (matricide)

Question 4 of 20

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In which time period did the Blood Feud exist?

Select one of the following:

  • Anglo-Saxons

  • Roman times

  • Middle Ages

  • 20th Century

Question 5 of 20

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How many men were part of a tithing?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 5

  • 10

  • 20

Question 6 of 20

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Which monarch was associated with the Constitutions of Clarendon issued in 1164?

Select one of the following:

  • William the Conqueror

  • Henry II

  • Henry VIII

  • Queen Matilda

Question 7 of 20

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What was Benefit of the Clergy?

Select one of the following:

  • Priests could live in any house they wanted to

  • Priests could accuse anyone of a crime

  • Priests could only be tried by church courts who could not use the death penalty

Question 8 of 20

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What was meant by Right of Sanctuary?

Select one of the following:

  • A priest could remain in the church for as long as he wanted.

  • A criminal who got to the sanctuary of a church could not be arrested. If they confessed they could leave the country.

Question 9 of 20

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Which of the following was a Lollard and famous for having heretical view?

Select one of the following:

  • John Howard

  • John Simpson

  • John Wycliff

  • John Smith

Question 10 of 20

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Who brought in Trial by Combat?

Select one of the following:

  • The Romans

  • The Anglo-Saxons

  • The Tudors

  • The Normans

Question 11 of 20

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Which laws made it illegal to kill a deer in the royal forests?

Select one of the following:

  • Deer laws

  • Green laws

  • Constitutions of Clarendon

  • Forest Laws

Question 12 of 20

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Which was a system of compensation for crimes in Anglo-Saxon times?

Select one of the following:

  • Wergeld

  • Tithings

  • Hue and cry

Question 13 of 20

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Which famous king brought in Codes of Law during his 9th Century rule?

Select one of the following:

  • William the Conqueror

  • Henry II

  • King Alfred the Great

Question 14 of 20

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What was Trial by Ordeal?

Select one of the following:

  • A punishment

  • A method of law enforcement

Question 15 of 20

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Which event of 663AD confirmed the influence of Christianity in England?

Select one of the following:

  • Synod of Thirsk

  • Synod of Whitby

  • Synod of Norton

  • Synod of Scarborough

  • Synod of Bridlington

Question 16 of 20

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What kind of crimes did the Church courts brought in by the Normans tend to deal with?

Select one of the following:

  • Burglary and theft

  • Murder and violence

  • Arson

  • Religious crimes and moral crimes such as adultery

Question 17 of 20

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What was the name of the English Civil War that took place in the late 15th Century?

Select one of the following:

  • Wars of the Roses

  • English Civil War

Question 18 of 20

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Where were the most serious criminal cases heard during the reign of Henry II?

Select one of the following:

  • Court of king's bench

  • County courts

  • Tower of London

Question 19 of 20

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What was set up in the reign of King Richard I to deal with all suspicious deaths?

Select one of the following:

  • The Court of the King's Bench

  • Tithings

  • Justices of the Peace

  • The Coroner

Question 20 of 20

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What did King Edward I set up to chase and catch criminals in the year 1285?

Select one of the following:

  • Tithings

  • Wergeld

  • Posse commitatus

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Crime and Punishment - Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Medieval

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