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Anne Bonny

Anne Dieu-le-Veut


Charlotte Badger

Charlotte de Berry

Ching Shih

Christina Anna Skytte

Elise Eskilsdotter

Eric Cobham and Maria Lindsey

Flora Burn

Grace O'Malley

Ingela Gathenhielm

Jacquotte Delahaye

Jeanne de Clisson

Johanna Hård

Lai Choi San

Mary Read

Mary Wolverston

Rachel Wall

Sadie Farrell

Sayyida al Hurra

Women in piracy


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FH Times

FH Times
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 00:07:30 -0700

“However, our research shows there truly were female pirates, and even several female pirate captains including Grace O'Malley, born in Ireland in 1530.” Hill also mentioned Chinese pirate Cheng I Sao, a notorious captain who, during the early 1800s, ...


Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:07:30 -0700

It was once a common belief among pirates that having women aboard a ship was bad luck, but that didn't stop a few swashbuckling ladies from joining and even leading bands of buccaneers. Take a look back at the criminal careers of five of history's ...

Comic Book Resources

Comic Book Resources
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:42:45 -0700

"Princeless Raven The Pirate Princess" #2 had a lot of good things about it -- great parallels about fathers and daughters, a legendary line of female pirates, a nerdy Brienne of Tarth knock off that actually worked in the narrative and some kick ass ...
Huffington Post
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:14:16 -0800

The history of piracy is full of clichés. Thanks to classics like Treasure Island and blockbusters like Pirates of the Caribbean, the word “pirate” still conjures the image of a rugged British man with an eye patch, a parrot and a horrid accent. Yet ...
Lumina News
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:15:00 -0700

Fryar is also captivated by the stories of female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read who sailed with Calico Jack, an English pirate captain. “After Jack was captured, Anne and Mary both escaped the hangman's noose because they both claimed to be ...
Pacific Takes
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:06:53 -0700

Cougfan TV: Talking pirates with Mike Leach [CougFan]: "In a wide ranging conversation with Cougfan.com on media day, Mike Leach weighed in on female pirates, must see TV, Lombardi and Wooden, potentially going under center as much as 25 percent ...

Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn Paper
Wed, 06 May 2015 22:03:45 -0700

Thar she shows!: Joseph Garner, front, Grechen Van Lente, top left, Scott Weber, top center, Emily Hartford, top right, and Meghan Maureen Williams, will perform a shadow puppet performance about female pirates.

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 ...

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