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  JUST 1/695; an entry from the 1241 Eyre Roll
 
  JUST 1/695; an entry from the 1241 Eyre Roll. A trial by jury for helping thieves. The jury seem not to have heard any evidence; probably they based their decision on knowing the people and the events.
 
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  If the members of the jury knew everyone involved, does that mean a fairer decision, or a less fair one?
 
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