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When was dick turpin born

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Dick Turpinbyname of Richard Turpinbaptized Sept. Son of an alehouse keeper, Turpin was apprenticed to a butcher, but, having been detected at cattle stealing, he joined a notorious gang of deer stealers and smugglers in Essex. When the gang was broken up, Turpin in went into partnership with Tom King, a well-known highwayman, whom he accidentally killed while firing at a constable was, by some accounts, an innkeeper.

To avoid arrest he finally left Essex for Dick and Yorkshire, where he set turpin under an assumed name John Palmer as a horse dealer.

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He was finally convicted at York assizes of horse stealing and hanged in Harrison Ainsworth, in his romance Rookwoodgave a spirited account of a ride born Dick Turpin on his mare, Black Bess, from London to York, but the incident is pure fiction.

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