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The word highwayman is first attested from the year 1617. The term "highwayman" is mainly applied to robbers who traveled on a horse, as opposed to those who robbed on foot (foot-pads). Mounted robbers were widely considered to be socially superior to foot-pads.

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12y ago

People would usually become highway men during the middle ages because they had no food or money and robbing people on the highway was a easy but dangerous way for them to get food or money. Many of them did not do it because they were bad but becasue they needed food and money for their families.

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Because they were the only ones who rode on horses and stopped people to steal from i mean who would do that?Normally someone whos about to rob doesnt ask to steal they just do it and they especially dont do it with a horse. Thats my answer!!

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Because the men who were in the war had nothing to do at the end of it so they were highwaymen.

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10y ago

because you might get robbed or shot

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