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Women of the Sea: Female Pirates since the 1700s

Anne Bonny (c. 1700 - c. 1782) was an Irish woman who became a famous pirate, operating in the Caribbean. Her birth name was Anna Cormac, and her birthplace was Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. She was the daughter of a servant woman, Mary Brennan, and Brennan's employer, lawyer William Cormac.

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

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High Barbary. Check out Gable's review of Elizabeth Enright's The Four-Story Mistake here:

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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.

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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

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

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The Whydah is the only pirate ship that's ever been found. Even more significant, the Whydah was the flagship of “Black Sam” Bellamy, a famous pirate captain. Discovered by Barry Clifford in 1984, its treasures are still being recovered.More than 200K artifacts (cannons, coins, gold jewelry, the ship’s bell have been brought to the surface. Since'07, a selection of the artifacts has been on show in a travelling exhibition ("THE REAL PIRATES") sponsored by The Natl Geo. Society. --Listverse

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"Pirate Treasures - From the ship the Whydah/the first verifiable pirate ship discovered in the United States/Pirate Sam Bellamy and his crew captured the Whydah in 1717."

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9 Female Pirates You Should Know About

9 Female Pirates You Should Know. Arrgggh! And they be ferocious pirates all. Pirates!