Outlawry (See also Highwaymen, Thievery.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Outlawry (See also Highwaymen, Thievery.)

  1. Bass, Sam (1851–1878) train robber and all-around desperado. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 244]
  2. Billy the Kid (William H. Bonney, 1859–1881) infamous cold-blooded killer. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 30]
  3. Bonnie and Clyde (Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow) bank robbers and killers (1930s). [Am. Hist.: Worth, 35]
  4. Cassidy, Butch, and the Sundance Kid (Henry Brown) (fl. late 19th century) Western outlaws made famous by popular film. [Am. Hist. and Am. Cinema: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Halliwell, 116]
  5. Dalton gang bank robbers of late 1800s; killed in shootout (1892). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 15–16]
  6. Dillinger, John (1902–1934) murderous gunslinging bank robber of 1930s. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 290]
  7. Grettir Viking adventurer, outlawed for his ruthless slayings. [Icelandic Lit.: Grettir the Strong in Magill I, 335]
  8. Holliday, “Doc” (fl. late 19th century) outlaw who helped Wyatt Earp fight the Clanton gang (1881). [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
  9. James, Jesse (1847–1882) romanticized train and bank robber. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 219]
  10. Ringo, Johnny (fl. late 19th century) notorious outlaw and gunfighter in the Southwest. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
  11. Rob Roy (Robert MacGregor, 1671–1734) Scottish Highland outlaw remembered in Sir Walter Scott’s novel Rob Roy (1818). [Scottish Hist.: EB, VIII: 619]
  12. Robin Hood (13th century) legendary outlaw of England who robbed the rich to help the poor. [Br. Hist.: EB, VIII: 615–616]
  13. Turpin, Dick (1706–1739) English outlaw who robbed travelers on the road from London to Oxford. [Br. Hist.: WB, 19: 425]
  14. Villa, Pancho (1878–1923) notorious Mexican bandit and revolutionary. [Mex. Hist.: EB, X: 435–436]