History Of The Judiciary: Trial By Ordeal
The Judicial system is over a thousand years old, taking over from the royal Kings courts prevalent in the era.
Early courts in medieval times used the dangerous ‘Trial By Ordeal’ method,where the accused would be forced to get their hands burnt, and if the person healed in three days, he was considered not guilty.
The _Water ordeal w_as equally brutal and baffling, where the accused would be tied up and put in water. If they sank, they were innocent, and if they were guilty, they would float.
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