Crime and Punishment - Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Medieval

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Test your knowledge of Crime and Punishment between Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Medieval times. Questions on this area will appear on Question 5 of the Crime and Punishment exam

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Question 1

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Who rebelled against Roman rule in AD60?
Answer
  • Queen Boudicca
  • Hereward the Wake
  • Spartacus
  • Augustus

Question 2

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In which time period could you be punished by being forced to become a gladiator?
Answer
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Medieval times
  • Roman times
  • Early Modern Period

Question 3

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In Roman times you would be punished by being tied in a sack with live snakes for committing which crime?
Answer
  • Killing a gladiator
  • Killing your father (patricide)
  • Killing a slave
  • Killing your mother (matricide)

Question 4

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In which time period did the Blood Feud exist?
Answer
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Roman times
  • Middle Ages
  • 20th Century

Question 5

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How many men were part of a tithing?
Answer
  • 1
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20

Question 6

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Which monarch was associated with the Constitutions of Clarendon issued in 1164?
Answer
  • William the Conqueror
  • Henry II
  • Henry VIII
  • Queen Matilda

Question 7

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What was Benefit of the Clergy?
Answer
  • 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

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What was meant by Right of Sanctuary?
Answer
  • 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

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Which of the following was a Lollard and famous for having heretical view?
Answer
  • John Howard
  • John Simpson
  • John Wycliff
  • John Smith

Question 10

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Who brought in Trial by Combat?
Answer
  • The Romans
  • The Anglo-Saxons
  • The Tudors
  • The Normans

Question 11

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Which laws made it illegal to kill a deer in the royal forests?
Answer
  • Deer laws
  • Green laws
  • Constitutions of Clarendon
  • Forest Laws

Question 12

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Which was a system of compensation for crimes in Anglo-Saxon times?
Answer
  • Wergeld
  • Tithings
  • Hue and cry

Question 13

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Which famous king brought in Codes of Law during his 9th Century rule?
Answer
  • William the Conqueror
  • Henry II
  • King Alfred the Great

Question 14

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What was Trial by Ordeal?
Answer
  • A punishment
  • A method of law enforcement

Question 15

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Which event of 663AD confirmed the influence of Christianity in England?
Answer
  • Synod of Thirsk
  • Synod of Whitby
  • Synod of Norton
  • Synod of Scarborough
  • Synod of Bridlington

Question 16

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What kind of crimes did the Church courts brought in by the Normans tend to deal with?
Answer
  • Burglary and theft
  • Murder and violence
  • Arson
  • Religious crimes and moral crimes such as adultery

Question 17

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

Question 18

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Where were the most serious criminal cases heard during the reign of Henry II?
Answer
  • Court of king's bench
  • County courts
  • Tower of London

Question 19

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What was set up in the reign of King Richard I to deal with all suspicious deaths?
Answer
  • The Court of the King's Bench
  • Tithings
  • Justices of the Peace
  • The Coroner

Question 20

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What did King Edward I set up to chase and catch criminals in the year 1285?
Answer
  • Tithings
  • Wergeld
  • Posse commitatus
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