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Henry Every

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Henry Every also known as Avery was an England born pirate. Born in 1653, he was one of those famous pirates who was renowned for not being captured or killed during their era. Henry wasn’t a pirate from the start. He was part of a serving fleet on several Royal Navy Ships. However, with time, by the early 1690’s he became part of slave trading on the West African coast. He used to keep the slaves captivated under harsh conditions on his own ship.

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He was the pirate who carried out the single richest loot in history. He and his aliases made attacks on Fateh Muhammed and looted £50,000 worth of gold, jewels and treasure. His loot hunt didn’t stop here and he continued on to loot more than £600,000 and 500,000 solid gold and silver pieces. Following this biggest loot, he went missing and was never seen after the year 1696.

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Edward Teach “Blackbeard”

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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.

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Edward England

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An Irish national, Edward England was a famous pirate from 1717-1720. He became famous due to commanding of some famous ships. These include being the captain of the Royal James and the Fancy. He is also famous for having a distinctive flag that then became a commonly used pirate flag with a skull above two crossed bones on a black background.

A noticeable sea war was against the Cadogan from Bristol which he won. He eventually died when his own crew left him and he was left begging for food.

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