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Anne Bonny and Mary Read are just two of the famous female pirates who pillaged their way to fame. (Lebrecht Music and Arts Photo Library/Alamy)

The Capture of the Pirate, Blackbeard, 1718 by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris

Black Bart Roberts, also known as the Great Pirate Roberts. Sounds suspiciously like the

1702 – 1782, Anne Bonny, an Irish woman who became a famous female pirate

Edward Teach also known as the famous Pirate - Blackbeard

An Irish national, Edward England was a famous pirate from 1717-1720. He became famous due to commanding of some famous ships.

Though there have been more successful pirates, Blackbeard is one of the best-known and widely-feared of his time. He commanded four ships and had a pirate ...

Pirate hunters risked their lives to bring the Golden Age of Piracy to a close

Painting of Captain William Kidd

Women in piracy

You can forget about every other famous pirate ever, actually, because the most successful pirate captain of all time was ...

Can't deny the power of being in love with a married woman. Biography of the famous pirate ...

When they weren't trawling the high seas in search of plunder, history's most · Famous PiratesInteresting ...

Portrait of Edward Teach, known as Blackbeard, image taken from A General History of

History of the Bahamas. Pirates CoveNorth CarolinaFamous ...

Pirate flags: Ten Things You Probaby Didn't Know. Pirate HistoryHistory Of PiratesFamous ...

11 Facts You Didn't Know About Blackbeard the Pirate | Golden age, Ship art and Famous pirates

5 Most Ruthless & Feared Pirates To Ever Set Sail

Treasure Island's popularity spawned a genre of pirate novels, and those novels were made into pirates movies, which gave rise to comic books and Halloween ...

Top 10 Most Famous Pirates In History || Pastimers

Why can't a thirteen- year- old girl have a pirate themed room? There is no reason because you can!

Rumor has it that several famous pirates all buried treasure on these islands.

Francois l'Olonnais

FIVE THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT BLACKBEARD (Pirates, History, North Carolina

It might be very mind boggling for many that the 1st on the list of most famous pirates throughout history is a Chinese female. Ching Shih also famous as ...

After stabbing a servant girl with a table knife Anne married small-time pirate James Bonny. She was soon after disowned by her father and moved to the ...

Blackbeard Was Not His Real Name

Have You Ever Wondered.

Blackbeard

An exclusive account of the final raid and political maneuvers of history's most notorious pirate

But it is Howard Pyle, originator of the so-called Brandywine School of illustration, who gave us our modern vision of pirates. Part of a larger movement of ...

Today I found out about the prostitute that rose to command a huge armada that controlled the South Chinese Sea and the Guangdong province.

Blackbeard and the Queen Anne's Revenge. Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images. History and Culture

Top 10 FEARSOME PIRATE SHIPS

I always get a kick out of "experts" who insist that because the pirate codes put together by the more famous Captains of the Golden Age outlined the rules ...

Calico Jack was a flamboyant pirate with an amazing life story.

The Golden Age of Piracy

Famous Pirates & Privateers - Short biographies of historic scoundrels.

Ann Bonny and Mary Read

Real Life Famous Pirates Throughout History

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Henry Every also known as Avery was an England born pirate. Born in 1653, he was one of those famous pirates who was renowned for not being captured or ...

Also known as Cheng I Sao, Ching Shih is not only the most successful of all female pirates, she is also the most fascinating. She gained equality to her ...

Captain Bartho. Roberts with two Ships, Viz the Royal Fortune and Ranger, takes

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Edward Teach “Blackbeard” pirate black white drawing

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William “Captain” Kidd was a Scottish sailor who was tried and executed for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean.

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He served on various ships before he joined a venture known as the Spanish Expedition Shipping in 1693. He became pirate captain ...

The problem with these African pirates is that, like most working pirates of their day, their stories remain untold. But a few names are noted in history.

Captain Henry Avery: One of the most famous pirates of all time.

Roughly 100 years later, the Victorians also pictured pirates. This woodcut by August Francois Biard dated 1861, shows a group of pirates attempting to lure ...

I'm surprised Butt Pirate wasn't up there. Last time I checked

The next work, a colored engraving, is perhaps my favorite piece of pirate art, due to the fact that everything in it is wrong. The sleeves on the carousing ...

Famous Pirate Jolly Rogers

The history of UK pirate radio – and why it's still here

Privateer captain Woodes Rogers  who is said to have employed pirates on a "

Pirates

The History

The Jolly Roger Flag: Symbol of The Golden Age of Piracy

“I couldn't love a man who commands me – any more than I could love one who lets himself be commanded by me.” — Jacquotte Delahaye

Piracy has existed for as long as people have used boats to move cargo. Here's a brief overview of how piracy has existed through history:

One of the most famous female pirates of all time, Mary Read was born in 1691 in England, the illegitimate daughter of a captain's widow.

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English pirate John Rackham, aka Calico Jack

Captain William Kidd is among the most notorious and controversial pirates in history. His demise came about after he was given a commission as a privateer ...

Bizarre Pirate Traditions You Didn't Know About

Credit: Pirates of the Carribean, On Stranger Tides, Disney Pictures, 2011

Pirate wearing tattered clothes

A captain from the Golden Age of Piracy

William Dampier, Science Pirate

Though it's missing its' feature title logo, this was part of an ongoing series called "Famous Pirates in History" that also included Benito DeSoto, ...

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The Dope-Ass History Of Lady Pirates

Picture Of Female Pirate Mary Read

Captain Jack Sparrow

Queen Anne's Revenge, the Most Famous Pirate Ship of all Time

Many moons ago, I threw a Pirates vs. Ninjas party (shut up; I know.) I don' t know how many pirates showed up, but I can tell you exactly how many ninjas ...

The Pirate Blackbeard

The author says Blackbeard's surname wasn't Teach, as long believed, but Thatch. (The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY)

To the left, the N.C. Wyeth 1911 illustration of Long John Silver from Treasure Island