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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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