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The Escape room

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Crime and Punishment

Welcome, brave adventurers! You’re about to embark on a thrilling mission with the Time Traveler’s Society. Your journey will take you through seven pivotal periods: the powerful Romans, the steadfast Anglo-Saxons, the dramatic Tudors, the witch-hunting Stuarts, the stern Georgians, the industrious Victorians, and finally, our modern era. Use your knowledge and detective skills to navigate these challenges, solve the mysteries, and escape. The clock is ticking, and history awaits. Can you uncover the past and return to the present?Your adventure begins now!

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What were the Roman laws called?

The Romans

Wergild

The Twelve Tables

Prison

The Roman Empire spans from roughly 700BC - 476AD.At its height, Rome ruled more than 45 million people in countries across Europe, North Africa and Asia.Its army was the most powerful in the world. As it conquered more countries, the city of Rome grew from a town into an enormous capital.

There was no police force during the Roman period.What were the group of men called who dealt with criminals?

Sheep

The Romans

Vigiles

Tithings

Prisons were only used as places to put criminals awaiting to appear in front of court; they were not used as punishments. The punishments used were severe and painful! The Romans believed this would reduce crime.Which of these is NOT a Roman punishment?

Execution

The Romans

Losing a Hand

The treadwheel

In Roman times, punishments weren’t fair: the punishment someone received depended on what type of person they were. If you were poor, or an enslaved person you would often receive the death penalty. If you had money and were a nobleman, you would be spared death, and instead....

forced to become a gladiator

exciled

lose a limb

The Romans

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The Anglo-Saxon period in Britain spans approximately the six centuries from 410-1066AD. The period used to be known as the Dark Ages, mainly because written sources for the early years of Saxon invasion are scarce.The Saxons used God's judgement in trials, not juries. These were called Trial by Ordeal. Which of these is NOT a trial by ordeal?

Trial by hot water

Trial by fire

The Anglo-Saxons

The stocks

The Anglo-Saxons

Tithings

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Pillory

The crank

Serious crimes, like murder, would result in the criminal paying money to the family of the victim. The more important the person, the higher the fine.This was called.....

The Anglo-Saxons

Hard labour

Whipped

Prison

Hand chopped off

A child has stolen a sheep. What will happen to them?

The Anglo-Saxons

Monks

The police

Virgiles

Tithings

We know about Anglo-Saxon crime and punishments because they were written down in records. These are primary sources from when they happened and were written down by ...

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During the Anglo-Saxon period, the Catholic Church in Rome was incredibly powerful and took responsibility for most trials in England. In 1215, the pope stopped priests from presiding over trials by ordeal and instead instated a trial by jury.In 1534, England broke away from the Catholic Church, leaving one person in control of all punishments. Who was it?

The Tudors

Queen Victoria

Henry VIII

King George III

Women who answered back to their husbands or gossiped were punished using...

The Tudors

The Scold's Bridle

The Stocks

The Drunkard's Cloak

The rack was a common torture instrument used for punishment. It was designed to stretch the criminal’s body, which led to dislocated joints and limbs being ripped off. Where was the rack?

Prison

Tower of London

Every village had one

The Tudors

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