The Bushranger - Ned Kelly

Edward "Ned" Kelly was an Irish Australian bushranger. Kelly's legacy is controversial; some consider him to be a murderous villain, while others view him as a folk hero and Australia's equivalent of Robin Hood.

A final violent confrontation with police took place at Glenrowan on 28 June 1880. Kelly, dressed in homemade plate metal armour and a helmet, was captured and sent to jail. He was convicted of three counts of wilful murder and hanged at Old Melbourne Gaol in November 1880. His daring and notoriety made him an iconic figure in Australian history, folklore, literature, art and film.

Born 1854 Beveridge, Victoria. Died 1880 in Melbourne, Victoria. 

There is a museum at Glenrowan which is interesting.  It's a small town in country New South Wales NSW.

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