Sir John Glutton sends Spiker on an errand carrying a letter pledging his allegiance to Prince Charles, pretender to the throne, in the seams of his coat. Spiker is ambushed by Foxy and Nabber, who steal the coat. Glutton forces Dick Turpin to recover the letter by holding Big Nell of the Cock and Bull hostage. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
At the start of Turpin's duel with Major Gerhardt, he is heard to say 'Swiftnick, hold them there", but his lips don't move. See more
Turpin, Turpin... the name seems familiar. Were you ever in the army?
Yes, but I didn't like it very much.
Not enough action, eh?
Too many officers.