Monday, November 16, 2009

Pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1720 Pirates Anne Bonny (Anne Bonney) and Mary Read were convicted of piracy.

Anne Bonny (1698 - 1782) was an Irish pirate and Mary Read (c. 1690 - 1721) an English one, and together they sailed throughout the Caribbean.

Bonny and Read became close companions on the Revenge, commanded by pirate John 'Calico Jack' Rackham, and one day when Bonny walked in on Read (who was, unlike Bonny, disguised as a man) undressing, she discovered her secret ...

Mary Read: Woman Pirate

Highwaymen, outlaws, bushrangers, pirates, gangsters, etc in the Book of Days

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