Sheppard

(Jack). Son of a carpenter in Smithfield, noted for his two escapes from Newgate in 1724. He was hanged at Tyburn the same year. (1701-1724.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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