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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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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
Jacob de Bucquoy: Pirates of Madagascar at Rio Delagoa By Baylus C. Brooks
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Jacob de Bucquoy, born 26 October 1693, was a hydrographer and cartographer of the Netherlands. He began his career as a cartographer in Europe and then from 1721, he worked for the Dutch East India... More > Company or VOC. During his first overseas excursion to Dutch Fort Lijdzaamheid at Delagoa on the southeast coast of Africa to map the river there, however, he was interrupted in this work and captured by pirates. He had produced remarkable works of cartography and, even if by consequence of his capture, ethnology of Madagascar. His natural curiosity about all things made him an excellent emergency field anthropologist. This is an English translation of his manuscript, originally translated into French by Alfred Grandidier. The culture and habits of both English pirate and Malagasy of Madagascar are detailed.< Less

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