Turpin's father was a butcher and innkeeper. Several stories suggest that Dick Turpin may have followed his father into these trades; one hints that, as a teenager, he was apprenticed to a butcher in the village of Whitechapel, while another proposes that he ran his own butcher's shop in Thaxted.Cause of death: Execution by hanging.
Dick Turpin is a British television drama series starring Richard O'Sullivan and Michael Deeks.It was created by Richard Carpenter, Paul Knight and Sydney Cole and written by Richard Carpenter, John Kane, Charles Crichton and Paul Wheeler.It was made by Gatetarn, Seacastle productions in-association with London Weekend Television between 1979 and 1982. 26 half-hour episodes and one feature Original network: ITV.
Apr 25, 2013 · Here are some facts about Dick Turpin, the English highwayman. Dick Turpin was born in the early 18th century as Richard Turpin. His father was John Turpin, a small scale farmer from Essex. It is thought that Dick Turpin was an apprentice butcher. He opened his own butchers shop after completing his apprenticeship. He began [ ].
Richard Turpin, better known by his nickname, Dick, was a legendary highwayman who stalked the English countryside. A century or so after his death by hanging in 1739, Turpin was idealised as a dashing rogue or gentleman thief type in a multitude of supposedly factual .