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Elizabethan England  Hanging  Burning  The Pillory and the Stocks  Whipping  Branding  Pressing  Cutting off hands, ears, fingers, tongues, and.

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2 Elizabethan England

3  Hanging  Burning  The Pillory and the Stocks  Whipping  Branding  Pressing  Cutting off hands, ears, fingers, tongues, and various other limbs.  Nose splitting

4 TThe Rack TThe Scavenger's Daughter TThe Collar TThe Iron Maiden BBranding Irons AAssorted instruments designed to inflict intense pain

5  Ducking was a way women were punished.  The woman was tied to a chair and repeatedly dunked under water.  Frequently done in a pond or river.

6  The most common crimes were theft, cut purses, begging, poaching, adultery, debtors, forgers, fraud and dice cogging.  Begging was a Crime.  They believed in witches and innocent women were burnt.

7  shakespeare.info/elizabethan-crime- punishment.htm shakespeare.info/elizabethan-crime- punishment.htm 


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