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  DL 4/68/62; list of questions
   
 
  DL 4/68/62;this is a list of questions put to Thomas Harrison, charged with poaching rabbits at Methwold, Norfolk, in 1619.
 
Hints
  As you read these three sources look for …
1. Evidence of landowners, who had a strong influence on government, having laws passed to benefit them.
2. Evidence that ordinary people did not regard these laws as fair
In Source 1…look up how far Thomas Harrison was travelling to do his poaching.
 
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  Put some of the examples you have found from these Sources into your Gallery Worksheet.
 
Source 3 Source 2