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Mary Read

This unfortunate girl spent most of her life pretending to be a man. She was treated as woman only on one occasion.

Sir Francis Drake

One of the most notable sailors and naval commanders of the sixteenth century. One of the most notable sailors and naval commanders of the sixteenth century.

Jean Laffite

Famous American hero, privateer, merchant, smuggler, slave trader…

Woodes Rogers

The English privateer who later became the governor of the Bahamas. He took a big part in suspiring piracy from the Caribbean.