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Pirate History

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The golden age of pirates Facebook: Anna Maria Island Beach Life www.annamariaislandhomerental.com Twitter: AMIHomerental Bakehouse curated Facebook tips for Yorkshire Marketers More

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9 Female Pirates You Should Know About

9 Female Pirates You Should Know. Arrgggh! And they be ferocious pirates all. Pirates!

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Blackbeard (Historical)

Blackbeard (whose real name was Edward Teach) was a fearsome pirate of both real-world history and legend, active in the 1700's. Although he has a reputation as a vicious criminal, reality shows Blackbeard to be a slightly less than bloodthirsty individual-however, he was a pirate and as such, would regularly commit crimes such as hijacking and looting.

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Women of the Sea: Female Pirates since the 1700s

Anne Bonny (c. 1700 - c. 1782) was an Irish woman who became a famous pirate, operating in the Caribbean. Her birth name was Anna Cormac, and her birthplace was Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. She was the daughter of a servant woman, Mary Brennan, and Brennan's employer, lawyer William Cormac.

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barbados pirate history | Testimony of Ignatius Pell in the Tryal of "Gentleman Pyrate" Stede ...

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A pirate's "Letter of Marque" - a license by a government to attack and loot enemy ships. Queen Elizabeth hired sailors to fight the Spanish. They were called privateers. She didn’t want to use her own navy to fight the mighty Spanish Armada in the Caribbean. When the war was over, the privateers became pirates because they didn’t have jobs anymore. Privateers didn’t attack ships from the country that paid them, but pirates did not usually care about nationality.

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