Picture Of Buccaneers Extorting Tribute

Picture Of Buccaneers Extorting Tribute

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Pirates' taking over a city.

Buccaneers extorting tribute from the citizens of a captured city.

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History of Piracy

This section covers pirate history, from the ancient times to the present. Find out where the most famous pirate's hideouts were and about the regions where they plied their trade of harassment.

The Buccaneers

Brief history of the 17th century pirates and their conflicts with Spain in the New World.

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The Corsairs

The term Corsair describes both the Muslim naval raiders who sacked western Mediterranean shores between 16th and early 19th century, but modern public associate it with privateers of 17th and early 18th century who went rogue and attacked everyone in their sights. Learn more about the history of corsairs here.