1702 – Anne Bonny, an Irish woman who became a famous female pirate. Her unpredictable nature drove her to runaway, marry a poor sailor, and mingle with the local pirates. It wasn't long before she caught the eye of famous pirate "Calico Jack" Rackham.
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The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld.