Highwaymen

What were highwaymen?
Highwaymen were people who used force to steal money/property from travellers on the road.
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Card 2

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What was the punishment for highway robbery?

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Highway robbery was under the bloody code and so it was punishable by the death penalty.

Card 3

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What was the reality of highwaymen?

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Highwaymen were cruel, violent, cold-blooded robbers. One highwayman was known to cut out the tongues of the people whom he had robbed in order to stop them telling the authorities.

Card 4

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When did highwaymen operate?

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Card 5

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Why did highway robbery develop?

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Card 6

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Why did highway robbery decline?

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