Very Important Pirates, Privateers, Buccaneers, etc #1 Name: Samuel Bellamy Nickname: “Black Sam” Bellamy, “The Prince of PIrates”, “Black Bellamy”, “Robin Hood of the Sea” Type: Pirate Rank: Captain Born: c February 23rd, 1689 Place of Birth: Hittisleigh, Devon, England Died: April 26th, 1717 (Age 28) Place of Death: Wellfleet, Massachusetts Years Active: 1716 to 1717 Commands: Postillion, Mary Anne, Sultana, Whydah Gally Earning in 2008 dollars: $120 million # 2. Name: Sir Francis Drake Nickname: El Draque, Draco , “The Dragon” Type: Privateer Rank: Vice Admiral Born: ca 1540 Died: January 27th, 1596 (Aged 55) Place of Death: Portobello, Panama Years Active: 1563 to 1596 Base of Operations: Caribbean Sea Commands: Golden Hind, Bonaventure, Revenge Earning in 2008 dollars: $115 million #3. Name: Thomas Tew Nickname: The Rhode Island Pirate Type: Pirate Rank: Captain Place of Birth: Greenboro, North Carolina Died: 1695 Place of Death: Arabian Sea Years Active: 1692 – 1695 Base of Operations: Newport, Rhode Island, New York City & Indian Ocean Possible Pirate Flag: Commands: Amity Earning in 2008 dollars: $103 million #4. Name: John Bowen Type: Pirate Rank: Captain Place of Birth: Bermuda Died: 1704 Place of Birth: Mascarene Islands Years Active: 1700-1704 Base of Operations: Indian Ocean, Red Sea Commands: Speaker, Speedy Return, Defiant Earning in 2008 dollars: $40 million # 5. Name: Bartholomew Roberts Nickname: “Black Bart” Type: Pirate Rank: Captain Born: 17th of May 1682 Place of Birth: Pembrokeshire, Wales Died: 10th of February 1722 (Age 39) Place of Death: At sea off Cape Lopez, Gabon Years Active: 1719 to 1722 Captured: 470 Vessels approx. Base of Operations: Coast of Americas, West Africa 1st Pirate Flag: Shows Black Bart himself with Death holding an hourglass which signified to the onlooker that time has run out. 2nd Pirate Flag: Black Bart’s Second Flag shows himself standing on two skulls, representing the head of a Barbadian ( ABH ) and the head of a Martinican (AMH) He had this created after being attacked by Sloops sent from the two ports to capture Pirates, Black Bart had to retreat, lost many men and swore vengeance! Friends / Connections: Pirate Captain Howell Davis Commands: Royal Rover, Good Fortune, Royal Fortune, Ranger, Little Ranger Earning in 2008 dollars: $32 million # 6 Name: Jean Fleury / Florin Type: Corsair Rank: Captain Born: ? Place of Birth: Normandy, France Died: 1527 Place of Death: Toledo, Spain Allegiance: France Years Active: 1521 to 1527 Best known For: The capture of two out of the three Spanish galleons carrying the Aztec treasure from Mexico to Spain in 1522. Earning in 2008 dollars: $31.5 million #7 Name: Thomas White Type: Pirate Rank: Captain Born: Plymouth, England Died: Madagascar Earning in 2008 dollars: $16 million #8 Name: John Halsey Type: Privateer from 1704 to 1705 & Pirate from 1705 to 1708 Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts Died: 1708 ( Aged Approx 45 ) Place of Death: Madagascar Allegiance: Great Britain ( while a Privateer ) Years Active: 1704 to 1708 Base of Operations: Atlantic Ocean & Madagascar Earning in 2008 dollars: $13 million #9 Name: Sir Henry Morgan Nickname: Morgan “the Terrible” by the Spanish Type: Privateer / Pirate ( Depends who you ask ) Born: c 1635 Place of BIrth: South Wales Died: 25th of August,1688 ( Aged Approx 54 ) Allegiance: Kingdom of England Years Active: 1663 to 1674 Base of Operations: Caribbean Sea Later Job : Becomes the Governor of Jamaica Earning in 2008 dollars: $13 million #10 Name: Captain Edward Teach/ Thatch Nickname: Blackbeard Type: Pirate Born: c 1680 Place of Birth: Bristol, England Died: 22nd of November 1718 Place of Death: Ocracoke, Province of Carolina Years Active: 1716 to 1718 Based of Operations: The Atlantic Pirate Flag: Friends / Connections: Worked with Captain Benjamin Hornigold Commands: Queen Anne’s Revenge, Adventure Earning in 2008 dollars: $12.5 Million #11 Name: Samuel Burgess Rank: Captain Type: Privateer , Then Pirate Born: c 1650 Place of Birth: New York Died: 1716 ( Aged 66 ) Place of Death: Madagascar Base of Operations: Atlantic, Madagascar Friends / Connections : – Captain Samuel Burgess was a member of Captain William Kidd’s crew in 1690 when the Blessed William was seized. – Privateer / Pirate John Halsey Commands: Margaret ( Captain of ) and Neptune ( Quartermaster of ) Earning in 2008 dollars: $9.5 million #12 Name: Edward England Nickname: Ned Type: Pirate Rank: Captain Born: c 1685 Place of Birth: Ireland Died: 1721 ( Aged Approx 36 ) Place of Death: St Augustine’s Bay, Madagascar Base of Operations: West Indies Pirate Flag: Commands: Royal James , The Fancy, + Many others Mutiny: After a Battle against the Ship Cassandra and for sparing captives, the Crew mutinied and marooned Edward England on an island. Earning in 2008 dollars: $8 millionBorn As: Edward Seegar #13 Francois le Clerc Earnings (2008 $) : $7.5 million 14. Howell Davis Earnings (2008 $) : $4.5 million # 15. Name: Stede Bonnet Nickname: The Gentlemen Pirate Type: Pirate Born: c 1688 Place of birth Bridgetown, Barbados Died: 10th of December 1718 (Aged c. 30) Place of death Charleston, South Carolina Years active: 1717–1718 Base of operations: Atlantic Ocean, along East Coast of the British Colonies, and Caribbean Sea Pirate Flag: Commands: Revenge, later renamed Royal James Friends/Connections: Blackbeard Earning in 2008 dollars: $4.5 million #16. Name: Richard Worley Type: Pirate Pirate Flag: Earning in 2008 dollars:$3.5 million 17. Charles Vane Earnings (2008 $) : $2.3 million 18. Edward Low Earnings (2008 $) : $1.8 million 19. John Rackam Earnings (2008 $) : $1.5 million 20. James Martel Earnings (2008 $) : $1.5 million #21 Name: Captain Henry Avery Nickname: King Of Pirates Born: 23rd of August 1659 Place of Birth: Plymouth, England Died: after 1696 Base of operations: Pirate Flag: Years active: 1694–1696 22. Name Emanuel Wynne Type: Pirate Pirate Flag: 23.