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The Tale of Pyrates (sic) Anne Bonny & Mary Read

This week, Smithsonian Magazine highlights the only two women convicted of piracy in the 18th century: Mary Read and Anne Bonny. Both women were known for their cunning and ruthlessness. Originally, the two women were forced to hide their gender while … Continue reading

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Lost Fleet of Captain Morgan Found?

Underwater archaeologists have uncovered the remains of what they believe are three ships that belonged to the infamous Welsh privateer Captain Henry Morgan. Morgan was an English privateer (a common euphemism for political pirates) that targeted the Spanish fleet during … Continue reading

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More From Excavations of Blackbeard’s Ship – the Queen Anne’s Revenge

Yesterday, I posted on Archaeologists success in raising the anchor of the Queen Anne’s Revenge. Another article from Britain’s Telegraph highlights the archaeologists achievements and goals in this project. You can read the full Telegraph Article here. Blackbeard the Pirate, … Continue reading

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