Pages that link here:
“Specially wicked and ill-disposed pirate”.
Sayyida al Hurra as one of the most important female figures of the Islamic West was a queen of Tétouan (1515-1542) and also pirate queen of the western Mediterranean.
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.
Stede Bonnet was a former major and wealthy man who suddenly turned to piracy. He became famous despite the fact that he was inexperienced and incompetent pirate.