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Article reveals why pirates flags were called Jolly Roger, why pirates used them and some examples of real pirate flags.
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The age of pirates is today remembered by the romanticized pirate battles, their gear and almost always by the ominous black flags they proudly showcased during their pirate raids. Here is the full history of the Jolly Roger flag.
Keelhauling represent a method of punishment or execution, once practiced out to sailors at sea. Every pirate and Navy sailor feared the most horrific, brutal and sadistic torture technique that ever existed in the Age of Sail.