Real Pirates - Facts about Real and Fictional Pirates. Bahamas / Pirates of the Caribbean / Blackbeard. Anne Bonny Some call her a feminist who chose piracy as way of rebelling against a male-dominated world; others portray her as a tomboy who never grew up.
Whatever her motives, in deed and daring Anne Bonny, history's most infamous woman pirate, was a plunderer, cutthroat, sailor, ransomer, raider, and general menace to maritime commerce in the Caribbean. McGill's Pirate WebQuest TeacherWeb. Rob Ossian's Pirate's Cove. Queen Anne's Revenge Project. Blackbeard the Pirate. By Robert E.
Lee, 1986 (ca. 1680–22 Nov. 1718) Educational Resources on Blackbeard. McGill's Pirate WebQuest TeacherWeb. Gentleman pirate. Sir Francis Drake was born around 1540 as the son of a puritan farmer and preacher.
He taught himself the art of sailing as the navigator of a small merchant sail vessel. Later in the beginning of his career, he served as an officer aboard West African slave ships. Bahamas / Pirates of the Caribbean / Blackbeard. Grace O'Malley - Notable Women Ancestors. Contributed by Judy Staley Grace O'Malley (also called Granuaile) was a famous pirate, seafarer, trader and chieftain in Ireland in the 1500's.
She was born in 1530 in County Mayo, Ireland and was the daughter of sea captain Owen O'Malley. As a young child, Grace always knew she wanted to be a sailor but as a female, she was discouraged repeatedly. Extremely upset when her father refused to take her on a sailing trip, legend has it Grace cut off all her hair and dressed in boys clothes to prove to her parents that she could handle the trip and live a seafarer's life. The History of Maritime Piracy - Jean Laffite, Enigma and Legend. Jean Laffite first appeared in New Orleans in 1803, but where was he born?
Marseilles, Bordeaux, St. Domingue? Pirates, Famous Pirates, Pirate History- The Pirate's Realm. Stede Bonnet. Pirates, Buccaneers, Privateers & Swashbucklers. ‘Captain Stede Bonnet’ Stede Bonnet was one of the strangest & most unlikely pirates.
Originally a high ranking individual, known as Major Stede Bonnet. Bonnet came from an upright English family, possessing a liberal education & was known to be "A Man of Letters". Treasure Island. Treasure Island.