Picture Of Flag Of Pirate John Quelch

Picture Of Flag Of Pirate John Quelch

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Flag of pirate John Quelch

This pirate flag (referred to as Old Roger) is sometimes considered to be the origin of the name Jolly Roger.

This flag theme was later borrowed by Blackbeard and also Bartholomew Roberts.

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