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    The Folly

    The Folly was a safe haven for villagers from footpads ,vagabonds, and pirates.
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    What's a footpad? The other two I know well enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by D Akey View Post
    What's a footpad? The other two I know well enough.
    Hello D,
    A Footpad was a robber, a sneak thief , . He had padding of sackcloth on his feet to deaden any sound , as he came from behind the victim, with a sock full of sand to use as a cosh, hence the name Footpad. Yesteryears Mugger...Thanks for looking D.
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