On today`s episode of HoPP we look at the Jolly Roger;  The nickname given to the Skull & Crossbones Pirate Flag.   We’ll look at some of the well known Pirates and the types of flags they used and cover some of the flags that weren’t actually used and were later creations from the 19th and… Read More

https://www.gofundme.com/f/history-of-pirates-podcast-new-computer-fund   Good morning Crew, Today we’re here to talk about the future of the History of Pirates Podcast, but first…how did we get here? In 2013, My love of History, Pirates and Podcasting all came together and with absolutely no idea what I was doing, and using an old Dell computer from 2008, I… Read More

Afternoon Crew, on today’s episode Captain William Drummond will cover Pirate Video games… 5: Pirates of the Burning Sea https://play.burningsea.com/ 4. Mount and Blade: Warband https://store.steampowered.com/app/48700/Mount__Blade_Warband/ – Viking Conquest Expansion https://store.steampowered.com/app/321300/Mount__Blade_Warband__Viking_Conquest_Reforged_Edition/ 3. Tropico 2: Pirate Cove https://store.steampowered.com/app/33520/Tropico_Reloaded/   2. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag https://store.steampowered.com/app/242050/Assassins_Creed_IV_Black_Flag/ Also available on Playstation 3 and 4, and Xbox 360 and Xbox… Read More

On today`s episode of HoPP we will look at Eustace the Black Monk!  He worked a pirate for the English and French before being taken care of….  He lived from 1170 AD to 1217 AD and his life has become that of a myth and legend.  Some compare him to Robin Hood and other `Outlaws`… Read More

Wow! I had no idea HoPP was mentioned in the best-history-podcasts-right-now-to-listen-to article on Uproxx.com ! Very cool stuff. Im a bit surprised but it looks like its our HoPP Podcast image along with Sir Dan Carlin’s Podcast image. How crazy is that!!? Honored is an Understatement! So excited for 2017 and #YearOfThePirate, i hope you all… Read More

Part 2 of these special episodes of HoPP is focusing on the International Pirate Awards and the winner for Favorite Male Historical Real Pirate !   The winner as we mentioned on the last episode, is a one Blackbeard Was he really as scary as everyone thought… Cheers to Gasparilla Media Website Design Renaissance Festival… Read More

Today’s special episode of HoPP is focusing on the International Pirate Awards and the winner for Female Historical Real Pirate !   I won’t spoil the fun here with telling you who the winner is, so hurry up and listen….but remember you can find the full list of winners for all sorts of piratical categories… Read More

Afternoon Crew! While you’re waiting for the next episode of HoPP, take a moment and check out this Special Episode which has been recorded by friend of the show Phil Johnson from the Under the Crossbones Podcast.  http://www.underthecrossbones.com/ We are posting it on both feeds because its about the first annual international pirate awards!!! Phil… Read More