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Assize of Clarendon Establishes Criminal Activity

Assize of Clarendon (English law) defined anyone identified as a robber, thief or murderer be brought to justice under the law.


Laws of Richard

Laws of Richard Concerning Crusaders Who Were to Go by Sea (English law) required murderers to be buried at sea or on land. A person who draws blood with a knife, shall lose his hands; while a convicted thief shall be tarred and feathered at shore.

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