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An article about the short period between 1680 and 1730, when pirates were most influential in history of piracy.
Article that covers duties aboard and describes chain of command used on most pirate ships.
Pirate Shanties have become an integral part of a modern pirate myth, but historical records tell a much different tale that spans the time from between mid-16th all the way up to mid-20th century. Read more about pirate songs.
Piracy was almost always a lifestyle choice that men partake in, but during the history of piracy and Age of Sail naval combat, several women managed to become part of that society. Learn more about female pirate here.