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C&P Section 2
Nature of Crimes
|How many vagrants were dealt with by London's Bridewell Prison in 1560?
|How many vagrants were dealt with by London's Bridewell Prison in 1600?
|Richard Gwyn, a man from Llanidloes, was executed in Wrexham in 1584. For what crime?
|Spreading Catholic ideas
|In 1704, 150-200 smugglers clashed with 8 officers in Aberdovey. What were they smuggling?
|What was the result of the 1738 Hovering Act?
|It became illegal for vessels smaller than 50 tonnes to wait within 6 miles of the shore
|What was the result of the 1736 Act of Indemnity?
|Injuring officers became punishable by death, there were heavy fines for bribery, but a free pardon for giving up fellow smuggler's names
|Who was Dick Turpin?
|A famous highway robber who was hanged at 33 years old. He lived between 1706-1739
|Who set up a 54 man horse patrol around London in 1805?
|The Fielding brothers, Henry and John
|What happened with the Luddites in 1812-1813?
|There were attacks on factory machines and hand loom weavers in Northern England
|Who was responsible for setting fire to hayricks and smashing machines in 1830-31?
|Agricultural labourers as a part of the Swing Riots
|Which famous attacks involved poor farmers disguised as women attacking tollgates in south-west Wales in 1839-43?
|The Rebecca Riots
|When was a 30mph speed limit introduced on residential roads?
|What speed limit was introduced for motorways in 1977?
|What apparatus was introduced in 1967 to test alcohol consumption in drivers?
|When was texting whilst driving banned?
|Who bombed the Arndale shopping centre in Manchester in June 1996?
|How many were killed and injured in the Arndale shopping centre bombing?
|0 were killed but 212 were injured
|What does the IRA stand for?
|Irish Republican Army
|What happened in the 7/7 attacks on the 7th July 2005?
|Bombs were set off in the London underground and on a double decker bus in London
|Who was responsible for the 7/7 attacks?
|How many were killed and injured in the 7/7 attacks?
|56 were killed and 784 were injured
|When were the Welsh terrorist group, Mudiad Amddiffyn Cymru (MAC) active?
|When were new hate crime laws introduced?
|When was football hooliganism especially prominent?
|Which two football teams were involved in the Heysel stadium disaster?
|Liverpool and Juventus
|What happened at Heysel?
|Fighting fans caused a wall to collapse, killing 38 people