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Benjamin Hornigold

A man who was a privateer, pirate and pirate hunter during his career. He is also well-known because his apprentice and partner was Blackbeard.

Blackbeard

These are facts about the notorious captain and certainly most famous pirate of all time. His deeds, behavior and a terrifying image made him a perfect villain, who harassed many ships in Caribbean.

Blackbeard's Death

Events that occurred during the last day of Blackbeard's life. These are some facts about one of the biggest sea battles in Caribbean history.

Calico Jack

A typical small-time pirate, whose fame comes from the fact that two of the most famous woman pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Read sailed under his flag.

Charles Vane

A very skillful pirate who was brave enough to stand against the mighty governor, Woodes Rogers. However, a couple of unfortunate events ended his career sooner than he expected.

Edward Low

Many stories from the famous Golden Age of Piracy tell the tales of notorious pirate captains, but none can claim that Edward Low was not one of the vilest and cruelest pirate captains of that time. Here you can find out more about his life, from the early age of crime to the heights and lows of his pirate career.

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.

Howell Davis

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

Mary Read

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

Paulsgrave Williams

Paulsgrave Williams became a pirate at a very old age. Many people think that he was just looking for some excitement.

Samuel Bellamy

Known facts about Samuel Bellamy’s pirate career and his famous love story, which inspired many writers.

Stede Bonnet

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.

Christopher Myngs

Myngs was a Royal Navy sailor, who helped England to defend Jamaica from the Spaniards. He had a big influence on many successful buccaneers.

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.

Thomas Tew

“Specially wicked and ill-disposed pirate”.

Woodes Rogers

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