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    Default Leamington Boxer who Beat Sugar Ray Robinson

    I've heard a bit of Dick Turpin's history, but have on heard Randolph's name mentioned a couple of times: https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/ne...r-who-20215793

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    My dad was a local boxer, I was brought up with such names.

    Did you know Dick Turpin had a local connection?
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    I came across Dick Turpin & his history when it was being decided where to put a statue of him. It ended up in Warwick's Market Square.
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    Apparently, he used to hide out at The Cock Inn at Sibson, just off the A5 outside Nuneaton.
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    A Blue Plaque has been put up in Dick's honour: https://stratfordobserver.co.uk/news...-turpin-33861/

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