Today in History: Captain Kidd Executed in London (1701)

Today in History: Captain Kidd Executed in London (1701)

Captain William Kidd Captain Kidd had a license from Lord Bellomont, the governor of New England and New York, and King William III of England to hunt down pirates and capture French ships.

William Kidd, Artist,  low-fire red earthenware clay, underglazes, crawl glaze

William Kidd, Artist, low-fire red earthenware clay, underglazes, crawl glaze

I always love seeing this artist! The glaze is unique and his forms have a natural and alien quality to them. I have seen him at the Festival of the Masters and at Mayfaire in Lakeland.   William Kidd Ceramics

I always love seeing this artist! The glaze is unique and his forms have a natural and alien quality to them. I have seen him at the Festival of the Masters and at Mayfaire in Lakeland. William Kidd Ceramics

William Kidd, Artist,  low-fire red earthenware clay, underglazes, crawl glaze

William Kidd, Artist, low-fire red earthenware clay, underglazes, crawl glaze

Captain William Kidd was a Scottish sailor who was executed for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean. Some modern historians deem his piratical reputation unjust, as there is evidence that Kidd acted only as a privateer. Kidd's fame springs largely from the sensational circumstances of his questioning before the English Parliament and the ensuing trial.

Captain William Kidd was a Scottish sailor who was executed for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean. Some modern historians deem his piratical reputation unjust, as there is evidence that Kidd acted only as a privateer. Kidd's fame springs largely from the sensational circumstances of his questioning before the English Parliament and the ensuing trial.

Silver bar, thought to be of Capt Kidd (7 May 2015) Underwater explorers in Madagascar say they have discovered treasure belonging to the notorious 17th-Century Scottish pirate William Kidd. A 50kg (7st 9lb) silver bar was brought to shore on Thursday on the island of Sainte Marie, from what is thought to be the wreck of the Adventure Galley.

Pirate Captain Kidd's 'treasure' found in Madagascar

Silver bar, thought to be of Capt Kidd (7 May 2015) Underwater explorers in Madagascar say they have discovered treasure belonging to the notorious 17th-Century Scottish pirate William Kidd. A 50kg (7st 9lb) silver bar was brought to shore on Thursday on the island of Sainte Marie, from what is thought to be the wreck of the Adventure Galley.

Captain William Kidd (c. 22 January 1645 – 23 May 1701)was a Scottish sailor who was tried and executed for piracy after returning from ...

Captain William Kidd (c. 22 January 1645 – 23 May 1701)was a Scottish sailor who was tried and executed for piracy after returning from ...

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