Piracy

''Colonel Plug''

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Perhaps not even an individual – but ''collective'' of People, the name of ''Colonel Plug'' was applied to a River Pirate(s), active on the Ohio and Mississippi Riv …

Dominique You

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While many know the name of Jean Lafitte, ''Pirate King'' of New Orleans (Louisiana, US) during the early 19th Century, few may know the name of Dominique You. He served …

Klaus Stortebeker

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Klaus Stortebeker was born in 1360, in Wismar (today Germany), of The Hanseatic League. As a Baltic Sea Port, Klaus grew up around The Sea and those who plied it. It was …

Wang Zei

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His birth date unknown (save for being in the 15th Century AD), Wang Zei was a fierce Chinese Pirate who operated for nearly 20 years before He was captured. It is said t …

Japanese Wokou

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Common from The 4th Century to 16th Centuries AD – The ''Wokou'' were Japanese Pirates who operated originally from in in the waters off – The Japanese Coast. …

Insurgent Privateers

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''Insurgent Privateers'' were a form of ''Pirate Raiders'' which saw predominate usage during two major conflicts. The first, was during The War of 1812 – between T …

Awilda

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Perhaps She was the Daughter of a 5th Century AD Scandinavian King, but Awilda would live Her life very far away from the privileges of Royalty. Her legend states that Sh …

Evan Jones

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Evan Jones was a Welsh Born Pirate, who at some point in His life, migrated to The Colony of New York (America). His ''Piratical'' Career beginning are unknown, but He wa …

Thomas Barrow

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An Englishman, Thomas Barrow's birthday and exact Home is unknown. He was an active Caribbean Pirate from 1715 until 1717. Barrow was under the ''Protection'' od famed Pi …

''Brigstock'' Weaver

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Born in England in the 1680s, ''Brigstock'' Weaver (His ''Given Name'' has been lost to time), was a Pirate who learned His Craft under the likes of Bartholomew Roberts a …