Picture Of Mary Read English Pirate

Picture Of Mary Read English Pirate

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A contemporary engraving of female pirate Mary Read.

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Stephencdickson

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Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International

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Famous Pirates

This section is dedicated to the some of the most famous names among pirates, mostly during 16th and 17th centuries in the Caribbean.

Mary Read

This unfortunate girl spent most of her life pretending to be a man. She was treated as woman only on one occasion.

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He was the last great pirate of the golden age who plundered more than 400 ships. His boldness and abilities made him one of the most successful pirates.

William Kidd

Captain Kidd was a successful privateer who became pirate thanks to a couple of unfortunate events. The stories about his buried treasure made him even more popular.