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History Of Pirates

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The Legend of Anne and Mary …. fearsome lady pirates!!

Anne Bonney and Mary Read are the most famous -- and ferocious -- women pirates in history, and they are the only ones known to have plied their trade in the Western Hemisphere.

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* An exterior view from the River Thames. The public house was originally built in 1520 and known as the Devil's Tavern through its association with thieves and smugglers. Its name was changed to the Prospect of Whitby in 1777.

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Egypt: the Nile delta and the history of the Pharaohs, from the notes of Sir Walter Raleigh, made during his imprisonment in the Tower of London, ca. 1603 - 1616

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The Secret Life of Dragons

Sea going vessels were often mounted with a dragon or serpents head on the prow. The dragon head was simply to frighten away sea monsters and spirits. When approaching land the head could be removed to prevent scaring off the friendly land spirits

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like the idea of a giant longship, but would want other Viking objects (shields, bows and arrows, and helmets displayed too)

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Blackbeard His real name was Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard – the notorious English pirate who terrorized the waters of the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies from 1717 to 1718.

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