Picture Of Traditional Pirate Flag, used by Edward England, John Taylor and Samuel Bellamy

Picture Of Flag Of Pirate Edward England

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The traditional "Jolly Roger" of piracy.

This flag ws used by pirate Edward England, Samuel Bellamy, John Taylor and others.

Jolly Roger is the traditional English name for the flags flown to identify a pirate ship about to attack during the "Golden Age of Piracy".

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