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Medieval Crime and Punishment
Transcript of Medieval Crime and Punishment
Towns tried to limit the time available to commit crimes by imposing a curfew...
Do you think this would have been successful in preventing crime?
Another method of discouraging criminal behaviour was to demonstrate the consequences of such behaviour by holding executions...
The body of the criminal was then displayed from a gibbet, in an iron cage or their severed head on the town gates...
Crimes committed during the medieval period included both minor and severe offences much like the modern era.
Common crimes committed included stealing, murder, treason, witchcraft, heresy
Watch the video and make notes.
Do the punishments fit the crime committed?
The idea of fairness and equity before the courts were not necessarily concepts which was practiced during the Middle Ages.
Do you feel that the punishments fit the crimes which were committed?
Make sure you have the correct answers:
Copy down the correct answers onto the worksheet provided and glue securely into your exercise books.
Explain these crimes:
Did you know!
Police forces did not exist until the modern era and criminals were usually apprehended by local villagers who raised the "Hue and Cry" or shout for locals to catch a criminal.
The "Hue and Cry" was a form of collective punishment where all able bodied men whom upon hearing the shouts had to assist in apprehending the criminal.
Can you match the crime to the punishment?
Thirteen crimes are represented at the front of the room.
Remaining students will have to match the punishments to the crime as each are revealed.
Draw up a table which highlights the difference between punishments used today compared to those used in Medieval Europe.