Frederick Nolan

A British editor and writer, and co-founder of the English Westerners Society, Frederick Nolan is the foremost authority on Billy the Kid. Included among his numerous tomes is his edited collection of the best articles on the Kid, The Billy the Kid Reader, published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

How Did the Kid Get the Gun?

I have always doubted that, on the day Billy the Kid launched his do-or-die escape attempt from the Lincoln County Court…


Deadly Feud Truths Revealed

Historians know that they need sympathetic understanding of the lives they are examining, but also that no one can tell …