He was still an outlaw according to imperial ideas.
The prince of Orange was publicly declared an outlaw and his property confiscated (January 24, 1568).
Perhaps this tale has some connexion with the romance of the outlaw Fulk Fitz Warin.
Again imprisoned, this time on a charge of witchcraft, he escaped from captivity in 1 59 1, and was deprived by parliament of his lands and titles; as an outlaw his career was one of extraordinary lawlessness.
He was no longer an outlaw with a band of wandering companions, but a petty chieftain, head of a small colony of men, allied with families of Caleb and Jezreel (in Judah), and on friendly footing with the sheikhs south of Hebron.