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HE’S JUST A KID Was Billy the Kid one of history’s most infamous villains or, as Billy theKid one of history’s most infamous villains or as Greg believes, is he the victim of a smear campaign?

BELIEVING IN BILLY

As a student of history, I think Billy Bonney (better known as Billy the Kid) may have been misplaced on your list of History’s 50 Most Infamous Villains (Christmas 2015). I have collected and read a multitude of historical accounts concerning young Mr Bonney and I believe he has been smeared with falsehoods throughout the historical record.

“I believe Billy the Kid was wrongfully painted as an outlaw – his intent was to bring justice”

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The February 2016 issue of History Revealed