Picture Of Blackbeard Pirate

Picture Of Blackbeard Pirate

Description

Blackbeard's severed head hangs from Maynard's bowsprit.

From Charles Elles's The Pirates Own Book (1837).

Licence

Public domain

Pages that link here:

Blackbeard

These are facts about the notorious captain and certainly most famous pirate of all time. His deeds, behavior and a terrifying image made him a perfect villain, who harassed many ships in Caribbean.

Related Articles:

Anne Bonny

Bonny was a strong, independent woman, who became a respected pirate in a predominantly male society.

Ching Shih

Ching Shih known as Cheng I Sao was the most powerful and successful female pirate in history. She was prominent pirate in middle Qing China, who operated around the China Sea in the early 19th century.

Edward England

This Irishman was a successful pirate, who captured many ships. However, his kindness and not-so-pirate attitude prevented him to become even greater.