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  A picture of two people put in the pillory for perjury and cheating. This engraving is from 'A Book of the Punishments of the Common Laws of England' by Seller, 1678, in London Guildhall library.
Reproduced by permission of Guildhall Library
 
Hints
  Use Sources 2 and 3 to describe the three punishments Thomas Savage received in Chester in 1749.
How much did the gaoler at the Bridewell in 1630 get paid, (Source 4) ?
Don't look too hard at Source 5 if you are squeamish.
 
Worksheet Instructions
  Put some of the evidence you have found from these sources on to your Gallery Worksheet.
 
  A picture of two people put in the pillory, London Guildhall library