Picture Of William Kidd

Picture Of William Kidd

Description

A 18th century portrait of pirate William Kidd by Sir James Thornhill.

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Public domain

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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.

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.

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Howell Davis

The intelligent pirate, who often used trickery instead of relying only on arms and firepower.

Henry Every

Every was one of the rare pirates who chose to retire from piracy and lived rest of his life as a rich man.