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Bartholomew "Black Bart" Roberts was a Welsh pirate who raided ships off the Americas and West Africa between 1719 and 1722. He was the most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy, as measured by vessels captured, taking over 470 prizes in his career. Known in Wales as Barti Ddu.

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The Golden Age of Piracy on Cape Cod and in New England: The Golden Age of Piracy actually had its roots in New England and the largest pirate treasures ever found were found on Cape Cod

The Golden Age of Piracy on Cape Cod and in New England: The Golden Age of Piracy actually had its roots in New England and the largest pirate treasures ever found were found on Cape Cod!

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When was the "Golden Age of Piracy?"

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The Golden Age of Piracy lasted from about 1700 to 1725, until Royal pardons and pirate hunters brought it to an end. Some pirates began as privateers,...

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