Crime and punishment through time Class Clips

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Development of the jury under Henry II

The development of the jury under Henry II and its growing significance.

Habeas Corpus and slavery

The use of habeus corpus as a test case which ended slavery in England.

James Dunn Barr – Victorian young offender

The true story of 14 year old James Dunn Barr, jailed in 1889 for housebreaking.

James Fleming - Victorian young offender

In 1877, James Fleming tried to burn down the Industrial School he had been sent to.

Jane Angus - Victorian young offender

In 1873, 12 year old Jane was caught stealing and sent to prison then reformatory school.

John Lilburne and Habeas Corpus

Habeas Corpus in practice and its use by John Lilburne.

John Smith - Victorian young offender

The true story of 14 year old John Smith, imprisoned in 1876 for 6 months for forgery.

Saxon law - compensation

Anglo Saxon compensation for injuries from the Rochester Book.

Saxon law courts

How courts enforced the law through the use of oaths.

Saxon punishments

How justice worked in Anglo-Saxon England.