THE BIG SLEEP
These were NOT to stop zombies, the cages were used to stop grave robbers from stealing corpses for use by medical students and anatomists. The cages - known as mortsafes - were regularly used in Scotland in the early 19th century ===> so the zombie-stopping capabilities are just a happy side effect then <- best comment!
3-1.d. The final thing the Gypse Queen always does whenever she goes to a new place or time is help a person with a problem they face. All of these problems vary; the Gypsy Queen has helped to stop wars and has helped the Queen of England retrieve her stolen crown. She has freed a slave child digging for bood diamonds in Liberia and has rooted out an immoral facotry manager that treated his factory workers unjustly.