Classes Split into two classes~ Upper &Lower class The Upper class The Lower Class * well educated *Everyone else *wealthy *associated with Royalty
Instruments of torture During the Elizabethan Era *During this era different instruments were used in order to get confessions out of citizens. *This includes women *The highest nobles were exempt from torture
Instruments of Torture The Rack
The Scavenger’s Daughter
The Iron Maiden
Crimes for Nobility
The Commoners Crime and Punishment *The Pillory and the Stocks *Branding *Pressing *Ducking stools *The Wheel *Boiling in oil water or lead (usually reserved for prisoners ) *Cutting off various items of the anatomy - hands, ears etc *The Gossip's Bridle or the Brank
Works Cited &quot; Elizabethan Crime and Punishment.&quot; ELIZABETHAN ERA . Web. 06 Jan. 2011. <http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-crime-and-punishment.htm>.