Picture Of Flag Of Pirate Jack Rackham

Picture Of Flag Of Pirate Jack Rackham

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The Jolly Roger of pirate Calico Jack.

The flag represent a skull with crossed swords, which contributed to the popularization of the design.

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Calico Jack

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