Anne Bonny (c. 1700 - c. 1782) was an Irish woman who became a famous pirate, operating in the Caribbean. Her birth name was Anna Cormac, and her birthplace was Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. She was the daughter of a servant woman, Mary Brennan, and Brennan's employer, lawyer William Cormac.

Women of the Sea: Female Pirates since the 1700s

Anne Bonny (c. 1700 - c. 1782) was an Irish woman who became a famous pirate, operating in the Caribbean. Her birth name was Anna Cormac, and her birthplace was Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. She was the daughter of a servant woman, Mary Brennan, and Brennan's employer, lawyer William Cormac.

Archaeologists believe the man, who was likely in his 50s, was hung for piracy or other crimes.

Archaeologists believe the man, who was likely in his 50s, was hung for piracy or other crimes.

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.

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.

Calico Jack (Jack Rackham) - another famous pirate who appears in Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag - Characters - Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag (coming soon) - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Calico Jack (Jack Rackham) - another famous pirate who appears in Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag - Characters - Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag (coming soon) - Game Guide and Walkthrough

High Barbary. Check out Gable's review of Elizabeth Enright's The Four-Story Mistake here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/gable-reviews-the-four-story-mistake/

High Barbary. Check out Gable's review of Elizabeth Enright's The Four-Story Mistake here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/gable-reviews-the-four-story-mistake/

Anne Bonny (Clara Paget) The real Anne Bonny was an Irish woman who became a famous pirate, operating in the Caribbean. Anne became friends with many pirates and she felt betrayed when she found out that her husband, James Bonny, started working as an informant to the Governor Woodes Rogers in the summer of 1718.

Anne Bonny (Clara Paget) The real Anne Bonny was an Irish woman who became a famous pirate, operating in the Caribbean. Anne became friends with many pirates and she felt betrayed when she found out that her husband, James Bonny, started working as an informant to the Governor Woodes Rogers in the summer of 1718.

Arrgggh! Grace O'Malley, Famous Pirates! Ye best be ready fer Talk Like A Pirate Day. 19 September. Pirates!

Arrgggh! Grace O'Malley, Famous Pirates! Ye best be ready fer Talk Like A Pirate Day. 19 September. Pirates!

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Admiral Sir Henry Morgan (ca. 1635 – 25 August 1688) was an Admiral of the Royal Navy, a privateer, and a pirate who made a name for himself during activities in the Caribbean, primarily raiding Spanish settlements. He was one of the most notorious and successful privateers in history, and one of the most ruthless who worked in the Spanish Main.

Admiral Sir Henry Morgan (ca. 1635 – 25 August 1688) was an Admiral of the Royal Navy, a privateer, and a pirate who made a name for himself during activities in the Caribbean, primarily raiding Spanish settlements. He was one of the most notorious and successful privateers in history, and one of the most ruthless who worked in the Spanish Main.

Captain William Kidd, the notorious Scottish pirate. Born, probably in Dundee, around the year 1645, Commissioned by King William III to attack pirates in the Indian Ocean, but secretly allowed to attack French merchantmen, Kidd was disowned by the establishment at his trial. Kidd was hanged on Execution Dock, in London's docklands on the banks of The Thames. Kidd became a legendary figure. My Great grandmother was Elizabeth Kidd born 1833... her father Robert Kidd... still looking at…

A rogue's gallery: famous British pirates

Captain William Kidd, the notorious Scottish pirate. Born, probably in Dundee, around the year 1645, Commissioned by King William III to attack pirates in the Indian Ocean, but secretly allowed to attack French merchantmen, Kidd was disowned by the establishment at his trial. Kidd was hanged on Execution Dock, in London's docklands on the banks of The Thames. Kidd became a legendary figure. My Great grandmother was Elizabeth Kidd born 1833... her father Robert Kidd... still looking at…

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