Because there was no official police force during the Tudor times, the crime rate was very high. However, the punishments used to try to prevent crime were rather extreme!
1. What were the most common crimes committed by the Tudors and what were the punishments for committing these crimes?
2. What do you think about the punishments? Were they fair or too harsh?
3. Were there any well known Tudors who were punished for their crimes? Which punishments did they face?