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.

Jolly Roger flags used by famous pirates..the design may change,but the skull and crossbones were always a reminder of danger..the only thing different was which Pirate flew which flag...the rest is Pirate History

Jolly Roger, a bandeira pirata

Jolly Roger flags used by famous pirates..the design may change,but the skull and crossbones were always a reminder of danger..the only thing different was which Pirate flew which flag...the rest is Pirate History

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.

The Legend of Anne and Mary …. fearsome lady pirates!!

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.

This list of 10 most well known knights in the history of the medieval Knights Templar includes heroes, saints, traitors and even one pirate. The order is largely chronological. Hugues de Payens - ...

This list of 10 most well known knights in the history of the medieval Knights Templar includes heroes, saints, traitors and even one pirate. The order is largely chronological. Hugues de Payens - ...

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

If There’s a Man Among Ye: The Tale of Pirate Queens Anne Bonny and Mary Read

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

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

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.

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