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Jezebel
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:30:00 -0800

Like many female pirates before and after her, her husband's death played an important role in her ascent to power. She declared herself sole governor of Tétouan and obtained the "al-Hurra" title. But no matter how high Sayyida she rose, she could ...
 
Huffington Post
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:14:16 -0800

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. Her sphere of influence stretched from the waters of the South China Sea through much of ...

The Stanford Daily

The Stanford Daily
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:20:48 -0800

Doctor Livesey (Alexandra Maher), while still identified as a male character, is also played by a woman, and numerous crew members aboard the ship are based on fierce, female pirates who have been engulfed by the male-centric tides of British history.

Sail World

Sail World
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:35:57 -0800

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta organizers are proud to announce that Captain Morgan will be part of the Serious Fun! again for this year's 35th anniversary. The Captain and his Morganettes have made a real impression in previous years and the brand ...

Independent Online

Independent Online
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:22:30 -0800

Our hero and narrator Jim, the cabin boy, becomes tomboyish cabin girl, engagingly played by Patsy Ferran, and the blow for gender equality casting (there are female pirates) is wittily struck. But Arthur Darvill, equipped with a prosthetic leg and an ...
 
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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