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Quest for Blackbeard: The True Story of Edward Thache and His World By Baylus C. Brooks
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Do you know who "Blackbeard the Pirate" was? Probably not! Born into a substantial family in Bristol, the eldest son of Capt. Edward and Elizabeth Thache sailed for Jamaica with his family... More > sometime before 1695. Capt. Edward Thache of St. Jago de la Vega or "Spanish Town" died there at age 47 while his son, Edward "Blackbeard" Thache Jr. joined the Royal Navy and fought in Queen Anne's War aboard HMS Windsor. Thache resembled more a Robber Baron of the early 20th century than a poor downtrodden member of Benjamin Hornigold's "Flying Gang" in the Bahamas - or even his "pupil." Capt. Charles Johnson's "A General History of the Pyrates" is a flawed historical work and much of what we have previously known about Blackbeard is simply not true. This progressive book attempts to rediscover exactly who Blackbeard really was and how he related to his maritime American "Pirate Nation!" Quite a few surprises are in store! Website: http: //baylusbrooks.com< Less
Sailing East: West-Indian Pirates in Madagascar By Baylus C. Brooks
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Five West-Indian pirates attempt to recapture 17th-century pirate glory on the East-Indian isle of Madagascar. Edward England, Edward Congdon, Olivier LeVasseur, and Richard Taylor sail to Madagascar... More > in 1720 and join with Jasper Seager to make havoc against the East-Indian Company. These are the stories of their misadventures and lives. Some lived opulently - some died horrible deaths. They met Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and the native Betsimisaraka with whom they shared their short lives. They also captured a Portuguese Viceroy, the Fort at Delagoa, East-India Company officials, including an angry Scottish captain, and traded with a Royal Navy Commodore intent upon an illicit trade in gold and jewels!< Less
Sailing East: West-Indian Pirates in Madagascar By Baylus C. Brooks
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Five West-Indian pirates attempt to recapture 17th-century pirate glory on the East-Indian isle of Madagascar. Edward England, Edward Congdon, Olivier LeVasseur, and Richard Taylor sail to Madagascar... More > in 1720 and join with Jasper Seager to make havoc against the East-Indian Company. These are the stories of their misadventures and lives. Some lived opulently - some died horrible deaths. They met Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and the native Betsimisaraka with whom they shared their short lives. They also captured a Portuguese Viceroy, the Fort at Delagoa, East-India Company officials, including an angry Scottish captain, and traded with a Royal Navy Commodore intent upon an illicit trade in gold and jewels!< Less
Sailing East: West-Indian Pirates in Madagascar By Baylus C. Brooks
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Five West-Indian pirates attempt to recapture 17th-century pirate glory on the East-Indian isle of Madagascar. Edward England, Edward Congdon, Olivier LeVasseur, and Richard Taylor sail to Madagascar... More > in 1720 and join with Jasper Seager to make havoc against the East-Indian Company. These are the stories of their misadventures and lives. Some lived opulently - some died horrible deaths. They met Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and the native Betsimisaraka with whom they shared their short lives. They also captured a Portuguese Viceroy, the Fort at Delagoa, East-India Company officials, including an angry Scottish captain, and traded with a Royal Navy Commodore intent upon an illicit trade in gold and jewels!< Less

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