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Irish Female Pirate who sailed alongside Jack Rackham
Notorious English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies during the early 1700s.
was an early 18th-century Barbadian pirate, sometimes called 'the gentleman pirate because he was a moderately wealthy landowner before turning to a life of crime.
Scottish sailor remembered for his trial and execution for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean
English pirate captain during the early 18th century. His nickname was derived from the calico clothing he wore
Welsh Admiral and privateer, who made a name for himself for his activities in the Caribbean. He was one of the most notorious and successful privateers from Wales
Welsh pirate who raided shipping off the Americas and West Africa between 1719 and 1722. He was the most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy
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Called 'Black Sam' in Cape Cod folklore because he eschewed the fashionable powdered wig in favor of tying back his long black hair with a simple band.
French pirate and privateer in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 19th century
French pirate, active in the Caribbean during the 1660s.
English sea captain, privateer, and renowned pirate, and politician of the Elizabethan era. His exploits were legendary, making him a hero to the English.
English pirate during the early 18th century. His career as a pirate lasted from 1715 to 1718, after which he turned pirate hunter and pursued his former allies.
English pirate who preyed upon English and French shipping. His pirate career lasted from 1716 - 1719. His flagship was a brigantine named the Ranger.

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