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Highwaymen, Pirates and Rogues Episode 1

Duration: 59 min

In the 17th century, as the smoke cleared from the battlefields of the civil war, the first celebrity criminals emerged. Mounted soldiers from the losing royalist armies turned to a life of crime on the roads, becoming the horseback robbers known as Highwaymen. They brought with them their weaponry, their horseback skills - and their politics. Most notorious of all was "Captain" James Hind.

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