Blackbeard was a given pirate’s name to Edward Teach. An English by nationality, his span was from 1680-1718. He was the commander of four ships and 300 men. He was renowned for his swiftness and ruthless killings of numerous by very fast reflexes. During the gold time of his piracy career, he is known to have conquered over 40 ships in the Caribbean.
One of his most famous battle was the conquering of Scarborough in a fierce sea battle. His career ended in 1718 when he was captured by the Royal Navy and his head was cut off. His head was then mounted on a pole to make other pirates fear for their lives. This shows how famous Blackbeard was as a stature of cruelty.