Der Highwayman war ein Wegelagerer und Pferdedieb. Einer der bekanntesten war John Palmer (Dick Turpin).

NOTICE TO THE PEOPLE
Richard Turpin otherwise known as Dick Turpin
The Notorious
"Highwayman"

Having Confess’d to a Great Number of Robberies
Was this day
EXECUTED AT YORK

Together with the Rogue John Stead
For their Part-Taking of Horse Stealing
Both Men repented for their
TERRIBLE DEEDS
and behaved in an undaunted manner
before they expir’d.

This 7th day of April 1739


Das Grab des "Highwayman" im St. George Churchyard in York

www.Highwayman-on-Tour.de Mit dem Motorrad nach Gro▀britannien und Irland.