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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