medival crime and punishment
back during the medival times crimes were punished harsly
what where the punishments in medival times
what where the crimes for each punishments?
name three torture devices
the three ordeals
ORDEAL BY WATER: is where is where the tie you up and throw u in a river, if u float than u were senteneced guilty and would be killed and if you drowned you where innocent.
OREAL BY FIRE: where they put a hot burning rod on your hand then they would bandage their hands and if in three days the wound is progressingly better than they were inoccent and if not than they were guilty.
ORDEAL BY COMBAT: is where you fight to the death with the person who charges you. you would be proven innocent if you won.
what are the diffreny courts and what were they used for?
there are church courts witch judge the members of the clergy such as monks and nuns, manorial courts do manors with the lords . they deal with assualt ,drunkness and theft.
royal courts were the highest courts and dealt with treason, murder and any high theft.