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Article reveals why pirates flags were called Jolly Roger, why pirates used them and some examples of real pirate flags.
Pirate costumes in modern pop culture do not represent how pirates looked when they were hunting their prey on the seas of Atlantic, many centuries ago. Their often subdued and rugged clothes were more flamboyant than regular naval crews worn during that time but was nowhere near close to the fashion style that is today closely connected with pirate lifestyle.
To fully become members of the pirate crew, new recruits had to sign a document and swore an oath of allegiance. This piece of pirate history was actually true, and pirate code was used on almost every pirate ships during the Golden Age of Piracy.
Events that occurred during the last day of Blackbeard's life. These are some facts about one of the biggest sea battles in Caribbean history.