Crime and PunishmentCrime prevetion in the community Return to the main page
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  HO73/3 ; this source is a transcription, made in about 1837, of part of the Statute of Westminster, passed 1284 in the reign of Edward I.
 
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Look for evidence of how the community system of crime prevention worked. What did local people have to do and how were they made to do it?
In Source 1: what happened to the criminal? Why isn't this acceptable nowadays?
In Source 2: what duties were local people ordered to carry out in 1284?
In Source 3: What is the attitude of this writer to these Anglo-Saxon rules? How can you tell?

 
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  HO73/3; transcription of part of the Statute of Westminster