A General History of the Pyrates
Immensely readable history by the author of Robinson Crusoe incorporates the author's celebrated flair for journalistic detail, and represents the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century. Defoe recounts the daring and bloody deeds of such outlaws as Edward Teach (alias Blackbeard), Captain Kidd, Mary Read, Anne Bonny, many others.
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Review: A General History of the PyratesUser Review - Charlie Kaufman - Goodreads
I highly recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of pirates, history, naval adventures, etc... This book gives a rundown of the most famous pirates in the "golden age", Roberts, Blackbeard, Calico ... Read full review
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Slightly disappointed because I expected something different. However, it is a brilliant record of 'pyrate' history and an absolute must-read for anyone interested in this theme. Read full review
A Note on the Text
The Contents of Volumes I and II 9
them ib The Pyrates Security in those Parts ib The Rise of Pyrates since the Peace
Of Captain Avery and his Crew
Romantick Reports of his Greatness 49 His Birth 50 Is Mate of a Bristol Man
The Form of the Indictment 253 The Sum of the Evidence against them 253
particular Tryal of Captain James Skyrm 269 QJohn Walden 269 270
Davis 280 281 The Names of those executed at Cape Corso 281 282
Of Captain Thomas Anstis and his Crew
Of Captain Worley and his Crew
His mad Beginning 297 His Success 298 Bind themselves by Oaths to take
Of Captain GEORGE LOWTHER and his CREW
Lowther and Massey part ib A Digression concerning Masseyj mad Conduct
Of Captain Martel and his Crew
His Strength at Santa Cruz 65 His Manner of fortifying himself there ib
Runs his Ship aground designedly 75 His Cruelty to some of his own Companions
Force against him and where ib A Proclamation with a Reward for taking or killing
Some Memorandums taken from his Journal 86 The Names of the Pyrates killd
Bred a Gentleman 95 Supposed to be disorder d in his Senses ib His Beginning as
Their Defence 106 The Names of those who received Sentence ib An excellent
Coast of Malabar 117 What they did at Madagascar 118 Takes an EastIndia
bonus Behaviour there ib Hear of Captain Mackraj Designs against them
Of Captain Charles Vane and his Crew
Is deserted by his Consort Yeats 136 Yeats surrenders at CharlesTown
A Stratagem of Vanes ib Blackbeard and Vane meet 138 They salute after
Of Captain John Rackam and his Crew
Settles at Breda 155 Her Husband dies she reassumes the Breeches ib Goes
band jealous ib He separates from his Wife lives with Anne Bonnyj Mother
Of Captain Howel Davis and his Crew
The Original qDavis 166 Is taken by the Pyrate England ib Englandj Generosity
Dutch Ship ib An Account of several Prizes taken by him ib A Description of
Of Captain Bartho Roberts and his Crew
His Beginning 194 Elected Captain in the Room of Davis ib The Speech of Lord
Roberts falls into a Fleet of Portuguese 204 Boards and takes the richest Ship
the African Company taken 228 The Pyrates Contempt of Soldiers ib They are
His Ship taken 245 The Behaviour of the Pyrates when Prisoners 246 A Con
Low Original 318 The Virtues of his Family ib His bold Beginnings
Declares War against the whole World ib His Success 320 321 Like to perish by
from the Island ib A Conspiracy to run away with the Prize ib A Skirmish ib
Cheesemanj Steps for overthrowing the Pyrates Government ib A Digression
Of Captain Francis Spriggs and his Crew
Spriggs his Beginning 352 How he set up for himself ib Sweats his Prisoners
Of Captain John Smith and his Crew
North of Scotland ib Sail to the Orkneys how discoverd 364 Design to plunder
A Relation of five Men setting up for
An Abstract of the Civil Law and Statute
A Relation of jive men going a Pyrating 371 372 An Account of the Pyracies
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