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Nantucket Island Inquirer

Nantucket Island Inquirer
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:45:00 -0700

(March 24, 2015) Female pirates, although sometimes omitted from the historical record, played a role in maritime history and defied the chauvinistic laws of their time by refusing to conform to societal expectations. They were notorious criminals in ...

ComicsAlliance

ComicsAlliance
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0700

Yesterday, Karla Pacheco and Steve LeCouilliard launched a brand new comic called Dreadful Sirens based on real female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read, which their website promises will be updated weekly at DreadfulSirens.com. It is pretty darn ...

Cinema Retro

Cinema Retro
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:22:30 -0700

The movie opens with a memorable introduction to the titular characters. They are Kelly (Jeannie Bell) and her equally sexy sidekick Anggie (Rosanne Katon, Playboy's Miss September in 1978), who are female pirates with an all-male crew ("You go, girls!").
 
Huffington Post
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:14:16 -0800

And, despite her experience as a prostitute, she owned a vast and lucrative chain of brothels. At the height of her success, Ching Shih's pirate armada boasted 1,600 ships, and she commanded of over 70,000 male and female pirates, spies and suppliers.
 
Insurance Journal (blog)
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 03:29:15 -0700

Eighteenth century pirates and a nineteenth century German “Iron” Chancellor preceded the United States in the creation of a social system for the protection of injured workers. The modern workers' compensation system owes parts of its existence to ...
 
GotchaMovies
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:30:00 -0800

Saturday night Jerry Bruckheimer went to Twitter to officially announce Kaya Scodelario will be joining the Pirates of the Caribbean 5 cast. Last week Deadline reported Scodelario was the frontrunner to be the new female lead in the series, and now we ...

Columbus Dispatch

Decider
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:01:38 -0800

The aforementioned Anne Bonny is a stark exception to this. She is one of many female pirates whom we know about, and she's not the only female power player on Black Sails. Each woman in the show has her own personality, mind, and style of securing ...
 
Smithsonian (blog)
Tue, 09 Aug 2011 07:27:40 -0700

Still, female pirates remained an anomaly and perceived liability; Blackbeard, for one, banned women from his ship, and if his crew took one captive she was strangled and pitched over the side. Anne refused to be deterred by this sentiment. Upon ...
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