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Archimonde0_0

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#1 10 years ago

During small talk with a friend in our school library, I finally came across the topic for my report, however google seems to yield very little information other than "Pirates of the Carribean: Curse of the Black Pearl" which doesnt help me in the least. Anybody here have any useful links about the history of Pirates? I'm attempting to stay within bounds of a certain theatre, as four minutes will not suffice when explaining the entire world of piracy. Im going to focus on European Pirates, so please, If ya have any links or information to share, post! On a side note: Google sucks




Yossarian

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#2 10 years ago

Piracy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

and before some pseudo-scholar jumps on me for suggesting wikipedia, I will tell you that the best thing about the site is the "external links" and "references" section. Troll troll troll for links, it will be very useful.




FlyGuy45

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#3 10 years ago

Wiki=Winnar sources.




jumjum

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#4 10 years ago

European Pirates? Ouch. Seems to me the "Yaaarrrgghhhh!!!" kind pirates were all New World variety, out of the Caribbean and the Carolinas. Of course there were the English pirates, like "Captain William Kidd" but his piracy was in the Indian Ocean and Americas mostly IIRC. William Kidd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the 1500's there was Drake and the English seadogs, so maybe that's what you're after. Here's a "List of Famous Pirates" List of pirates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Oh and don't forget "The Dread Pirate Roberts" ;) Dread Pirate Roberts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia




FlyGuy45

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#5 10 years ago

Perhaps use Elizabeth's privateers.

Elizabeth's Pirates




El Chupacabra

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#6 10 years ago

Another lead to follow could be the island of Sark on the English Channel/La Manche:

In the thirteenth century, Sark was used as a base of operations by the French pirate Eustace the Monk after he served King John of England. Although populated by monastic communities in the medieval period, Sark was uninhabited in the 16th century and used as a refuge and raiding base by Channel pirates. Helier de Carteret, Seigneur of St. Ouen in Jersey, received a charter from Queen Elizabeth I to colonise Sark with 40 families from St. Ouen on condition that he maintain the island free of pirates.

-from Wikipedia




stylie

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#7 10 years ago

The article about ninjas is so much better.




JohnWalker

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#8 10 years ago

Do Mediterrian pirates count as European? Becuase then you'd have pretty much the entire time frame from Rome to the Barbary States to work with.