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USA TODAY

Kansas.com
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:42:45 -0700

Anne Bonny: One of the most prominent female pirates in the 1700s, she divorced her husband and joined a pirate gang in Jamaica. She fought alongside the men and held her own when capturing other vessels. ▫ Sir Henry Morgan: This pirate raided a slew ...

The New York Review of Books (blog)

The New York Review of Books (blog)
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:26:15 -0700

The first pirate most of us encounter is Captain Hook, who, as played by Cyril Ritchard in the Mary Martin version of Peter Pan, glories in the mincing affectation and extravagance of a boisterous drag queen (there were, in fact, cross-dressing female ...

Socialist Worker

Socialist Worker
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:03:45 -0700

They were crucial to the functioning of the port cities from London to Barbados, but there is not have much documentation about them. “There were female pirates like Anne Bonny and Mary Reade. They caused a tremendous stir in the world in the 1720s.
 
Huffington Post
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:54:31 -0700

This August, LEGO introduced the limited edition Research Institute set, complete with three female scientists, and this August it sold out, creating an uproar online about the lack of well-rounded female representation in the Lego world and how it ...

PJ Media

PJ Media
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:30:49 -0700

Anne met Mary Read, another female pirate, when they worked together on Calico Jack Rackham's crew, and the two female pirates helped terrorize the Bahamas for over two years. When the British Navy finally caught up with Rackham's crew, the men were ...
 
Manteca Bulletin
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:18:45 -0700

But it's not that easy, since a rival band of female pirates led by Scurvy Sal are roaming Blackboot's island and always one step ahead of him and his crew. After a couple of silly disguises you may discover that the pirates are sitting right next to ...
 
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung)
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:37:30 -0700

9 Female Pirates You Should Know. When you think of pirates, you're likely picturing bearded buccaneers or peg-legged scalawags with names like Blackbeard, Barbarossa, and Calico Jack. While most pirates were men, there were women in these ranks of ...
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