Highway Men

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What was the popular imagine of highway robbers?
hat, cape, horse,
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What was the real highway robber like?
thugs, violent
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List 4 facts about Dick Turpin:
Dastardly, Invloved in smuggling, captured, king was his accomplice
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Describe 7 factors which explain the development of highway robbery:
poor people- envious. rich- victims. guns- more easy to use. horses- cheaper. roads improved- people travelling around, less densly populated. demoblised soliders- wars ending unemployed
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Describe 6 factors which explain the decrease in highway robbery:
mounted patrols (horseback)- set up around London- high rewards encouraged informers- more chance of being caught. Open land built on around London. JP's refused to licence taverns that known to habour highwaymen- can't sell goods.
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Banks developed- people no longer carrying large amounts of money around with them
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