Richard Turpin was an English highwayman whose exploits were romanticised following his . Walker died while still in Newgate Prison, but the remaining three were . It having been represented to the King, that Richard Turpin did on.
Dick Turpin, on horseback, sees a phantom riding next to him. of 1734, once threatening to roast an old lady over her fire if she did not give.
He wasn't from York, he wasn't the dashing outlaw of legend and he didn't own a horse called Black Bess. But Dick Turpin was tried and executed in the city and.
Georgian highwayman Dick Turpin, like America's Jessie James or Australia's Ned Kelly, lives on in our collective imagination more as a myth than as a man.