Flashcards in C + p dates Deck (40):
When was the execution of Charles I?
When were the Jacobite rebellions?
When were gypsy beggars allowed to be hung?
When was exporting wool made illegal?
When was exporting wool made punishable by death?
What year was the Gunpowder plot?
What happened in the 12th Century?
Hue and Cry act by local groups of people
What was the population of England in 1450?
What was the population of England in 1551?
What happened in 1576?
Local judges are required to build 'houses of correction' where beggars could be kept.
When was the 1st Vagrancy Act?
What happened in 1547?
Vagrancy Act (2nd)
When was the Habeaus Corpus Act?
What act was introduced in 1718?
In 1718 what title did Jonathan Wild give himself?
Thief taker general of Great Britain and Ireland
When was John Howard born?
When and where was Wild hung?
1725 at Tyburn
Hawkurst Gang dominated smuggling from Kent to Dorset
When was the execution of Dick Turpin?
When was the last hanging, drawing & quartering?
What happened in 1748?
Court records showed 103 - 70% of the people wanted for smuggling were farm workers
When were the Bow Street Runners?
What was the population of England in 1750?
How many offences were there with the death penalty in 1750?
When did John Fielding start mounted patrols?
What did Howard do in 1770s - 1780s?
Howard toured Britain and Europe to discover better ways of running prisons
When did the Gaols Act pass and due to who?
1774, due to John Howard
What riots happened in 1780?
When did William Pitt PM lower taxes on imported food?
When was Quaker Elizabeth Fry born?
What happened in 1787?
First transportation to Australia
When did Combination Acts ban trade unions?
How many offences were there with the death penalty in 1815?
When did the flogging of women end?
What act was in 1823?
What did Robert Peel do in 1823-5?
Reform prisons and reduce number of death penalty offences
What was set up in 1829?
Metropolitan Police Force
When were the Swing Riots?
In what year was the Pentoville Prison built?