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Benjamin Hornigold was the Emperor Palpatine to Blackbeard's Darth Vader. While his protege went on to become the most famous pirate of all time, Hornigold went on to become a footnote in hundreds of books with the word "Blackbeard" on the cover.

The 7 Most Terrifying Pirates from History

Benjamin Hornigold was the Emperor Palpatine to Blackbeard's Darth Vader. While his protege went on to become the most famous pirate of all time, Hornigold went on to become a footnote in hundreds of books with the word "Blackbeard" on the cover.

John Rackham "Calico Jack" = an awesome way to name your pirate-y calico cat!  Captain Calico Jack!

20 October 1720 - while lying drunk in small Jamaican harbour with his crew, the pirate Captain “Calico” Jack Rackham was captured by the pirate hunter Jonathan Barnet.

Bartholomew Roberts

Bartholomew Roberts A.A Black Bart (Barti Ddu) - Born John Roberts in Casnewydd Bach Pembrokeshire. Years active The most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy as measured by vessels captured taking over 470 prizes

The pirates of St. Augustine

Today, it’s not unusual to bump into pirates when walking the streets of St. Augustine, Florida, but these are not the same rogues who visited the oldest city in North America in the past.

Be a REAL Pirate

How To Look Like A Real Pirate - inspiration for the nasty English pirates who attack Marcano in Caribbean Jewel by Jayla Jasso

Charles Vane was a particularly brutal captain and only shows up by name in Master Of Tides. Definitely an interesting historical figure worth reading about.

Charles Vane was a particularly brutal captain and only shows up by name in Master Of Tides. Definitely an interesting historical figure worth reading about.

9 Female Pirates You Should Know.  Arrgggh!  And they be ferocious pirates all. Pirates!

9 Female Pirates You Should Know About

When you think of pirates, you're likely picturing bearded buccaneers or peg-legged scalawags with names like Blackbeard, Barbarossa, and Calico Jack.

Black Bart  Not your archetypal pirate, Black Bart, a.k.a Bartholomew Roberts, reportedly seized over 400 ships, yet preferred tea to rum. Roberts was also a fan of fine jewelry and clothing and actually encouraged prayer.

10 famous pirates

Black Bart Not your archetypal pirate, Black Bart, a.a Bartholomew Roberts, reportedly seized over 400 ships, yet preferred tea to rum. Roberts was also a fan of fine jewelry and clothing and actually encouraged prayer.