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Article reveals why pirates flags were called Jolly Roger, why pirates used them and some examples of real pirate flags.
"Truth" behind the name of Davy Jones.
Article about written permissions, which allowed capturing and destroying property belonging to a certain group or nation.
Flogging is method of punishment by beating the human body with particular implements such as lashes, whips, switches, rods, etc. Flogging was one of the most common punishments Navy sailors from many countries received during the Age of Sail. Since many of the pirates served in the Navy, they tended to avoid flogging as punishment during their pirate service.