Picture Of Mary Read English Pirate

Picture Of Mary Read English Pirate


A contemporary engraving of female pirate Mary Read.

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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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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.

Peter Easton

Peter Easton is one of the most successful pirates of the early 17th century who even managed to retire and spend his treasure in peace. During his short career on the sea, he managed to amass the vast fleet of pirate ships that became stronger than any military might that roamed Atlantic.