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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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Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Salisbury Post
Sat, 19 Sep 2015 21:08:18 -0700

Everyone talks about male pirates but what about those few courageous female pirates? Aileen Weintraub's book, “Anne Bonny and Mary Read: Fearsome Female Pirates of the Eighteenth Century,” talks about two brave female pirates. Weintraub follows ...


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 ...

Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia Times-Delta
Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:00:21 -0700

And all of the adventurous young ladies in our community need not despair for this adaptation of "Treasure Island" introduces several female pirates with a desire for treasure to rival their male counterparts. Morgana, Calico Annie and Bonny Trinkets ...

Brooklyn Paper

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

A crew of puppeteers will perform a show highlighting the most ferocious female pirates in history aboard the floating Waterfront Museum in Red Hook from May 16–31. The shadow puppet performance explores the reasons real women decided to give up ...
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 ...

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 ...
Total Pro Sports
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:38:04 -0700

Tonight's game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park had to be delayed for several minutes after a woman seated behind home plate was struck in the head by a foul tip off the bat of the Cubs' Starlin Castro. The woman was behind ...

Den Of Geek

Den Of Geek
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:45:00 -0800

Kaya Scodelario goes from The Maze Runner to starring opposite Johnny Depp in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales... Sets are currently being built in Australia for the next Pirates Of The Caribbean movie, which is said to go under the ...

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