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Question 1: Henry of Montfort and Henry of Wylynton, enemies of Edward II, and rebels were drawn and hanged before being exhibited on a gibbet near ________.

Question 2: William Jobling was a miner hanged and gibbeted for the murder of Nicholas Fairles, a colliery owner and local magistrate, near Jarrow, ________.
Newcastle upon TynePeterboroughDurhamChester

Question 3: ________ had his hands and feet cut off, and was then gibbeted alive whilst sewn into a cow's skin with the horns at ear level to gradually crush his head as it dried out.
Persian peopleAfshin (Caliphate General)IranBabak Khorramdin

Question 4: It was most often used for traitors, ________, highwaymen, pirates, and sheep-stealers, and was intended to discourage others from committing similar offences.

Question 5: An example of an iron cage used to string up bodies on a gibbet can still be seen in the Westgate Museum at ________.
HursleyBishop's WalthamColden CommonWinchester

Question 6: For example, in March 1743 in the town of ________, Allen Grebell was murdered by John Breads.
CrowboroughPevenseyRye, East SussexLewes

Question 7: ________ was gibbeted after his death when monarchists disinterred his body during the restoration of the monarchy.
Alfred the GreatEnglandOliver CromwellEnglish Civil War

Question 8: Gibbeting was ________ punishment, which a judge could impose in addition to execution.
Common lawCivil law (legal system)Reception statuteSharia

Question 9: One is between ________ and Kenilworth in Warwickshire, and others are found at Frome, Somerset, near Haslemere in Surrey, and Mary Tavy in Devon.

Question 10: James Cook was convicted of a gruesome murder in ________.

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