Picture Of Emanuel Wynne

Picture Of Emanuel Wynne

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Emanuel Wynn's flag showing the distinctive skull and crossbones motif, combined with also common pirate symbol: an hourglass which meant to signify to his prey that only by timely surrender could they evade death.

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Emanuel Wynn

Emanuel Wynn was a French pirate active in the beginning 18th century. Today he is probably most knows as the first pirate to fly the Jolly Roger.

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