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Anne Bonney and Mary Read are the most famous -- and ferocious -- women pirates in history, and they are the only ones known to have plied their trade in the Western Hemisphere.

Anne Bonney and Mary Read are the most famous -- and ferocious -- women pirates in history, and they are the only ones known to have plied their trade in the Western Hemisphere.

Egypt: the Nile delta and the history of the Pharaohs, from the notes of Sir Walter Raleigh, made during his imprisonment in the Tower of London, ca. 1603 - 1616

Egypt: the Nile delta and the history of the Pharaohs, from the notes of Sir Walter Raleigh, made during his imprisonment in the Tower of London, ca. 1603 - 1616

A selection of 18th century pirate flags from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

A selection of 18th century pirate flags from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

* An exterior view from the River Thames. The public house was originally built in 1520 and known as the Devil's Tavern through its association with thieves and smugglers. Its name was changed to the Prospect of Whitby in 1777.

* An exterior view from the River Thames. The public house was originally built in 1520 and known as the Devil's Tavern through its association with thieves and smugglers. Its name was changed to the Prospect of Whitby in 1777.

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The true history of Pirate Queens Anne Bonny and Mary Read (Smithsonian magazine)

The true history of Pirate Queens Anne Bonny and Mary Read (Smithsonian magazine)

High Barbary. Check out Gable's review of Elizabeth Enright's The Four-Story Mistake here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/gable-reviews-the-four-story-mistake/

High Barbary. Check out Gable's review of Elizabeth Enright's The Four-Story Mistake here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/gable-reviews-the-four-story-mistake/

The Prospect Of Whitby [shown here in 1940] at №57 Wapping Wall E1, is London's oldest riverside pub, dating back to 1520. Most areas of the pub have spectacular views over the  Thames, including the beer garden, first-floor balcony, and terrace. The pub was originally frequented by those involved in life on the river and sea; it was a notorious haunt for smugglers, thieves, and pirates.

The Prospect Of Whitby [shown here in 1940] at №57 Wapping Wall E1, is London's oldest riverside pub, dating back to 1520. Most areas of the pub have spectacular views over the Thames, including the beer garden, first-floor balcony, and terrace. The pub was originally frequented by those involved in life on the river and sea; it was a notorious haunt for smugglers, thieves, and pirates.

Most successful pirate in history was Ching Shih, a Chinese commanding 300 boats manned by over 20,000 lesser pirates.

Most successful pirate in history was Ching Shih, a Chinese commanding 300 boats manned by over 20,000 lesser pirates.