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Pirates

Female Pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read And How They Es...

April 20, 2021

Anne Bonny and Mary Read. (Stefano Bianchetti/Corbis via Getty Images) Hollywood depicts female pirates as lusty, tight-bodiced hotties who are equally skille...

Sir Francis Drake: Pirate, Slave Trader, Discoverer Of ...

September 26, 2020

Portrait of Sir Francis Drake (Tavistock, 1540-Panama, 1596), English privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician, 1583, painting from an engraving by Jodocus ...

Blackbeard: Myths About The Infamous Pirate Who Was (Al...

November 22, 2019

Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, was one of the most feared reavers in the Caribbean and east coast of North America during the golden age of piracy...

Ching Shih: The Former Prostitute Turned Ruthless Pirat...

August 27, 2019

When we think of pirates, we think of the prolifically criminal men, both fictional and in the real world, that have captured our imaginations for ages. But ...

Plot Twist: The Most Famous Fictional Pirate Was Real

July 1, 2019

When Robert Louis Stevenson published his swashbuckling novel, Treasure Island, in 1883, his descriptions of Long John Silver set the bar for all literary and fil...