Privateer Letter of Marque...Being Sir Francis Drake was more of a Privateer than Pirate,the Queen would have presented him with one of these Documents or "Letter of Marque"
Anne Bonny and Mary Reid trial. The last words of Anne Bonny was - As Captain Jack Rackman was going to be hanged Ann Bonny gave him a scornful look and spat out that, "Had you fought like a man, you need not have been hang'd like a dog."
The ISS Bounty was lost at sea decades ago… with the year's taxes from Concord still aboard. By Mathieu Lauffray
A cannon's view from the fort with a pirate ship near! Pirates!
Les peuples des Antilles contre la « géopolitique du divorce » II
Edward Teach: The Pirate Blackbeard Edward Teach (about 1680–1718) wore his thick, black beard long, adorned with ribbons. It gave him his nickname, and before battles he hung smoldering fuses from his beard to terrify his enemies. In the early 1700s, Blackbeard captured dozens of merchant vessels in the Caribbean and along the Atlantic Coast. In 1718, he raided Charleston, South Carolina, seized many ships, and demanded a ransom for “several of the best inhabitants of this place.” Later…
Jean Bart, chef d'escadre des armées navales, commandant la marine à Dunkerque (1650-1702)