Types of Medieval Crimes
There were different types of medieval crimes. Theft was very common as people were mostly poor, although stealing of valuable and less valuable items had different kinds of punishments.
King’s Court Trial Ordeal
The King’s court dealt with the serious crimes such as assault, murder and treason as these crimes were considered as crimes against the King.
Manorial Trial by Jury
The Manorial Court was the lowest court of law during the medieval period. All crimes apart from serious crimes were dealt by the manorial court.