Picture Of William Kidd

Picture Of William Kidd

Description

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

Licence

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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Christopher Moody

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