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The complete history of piracy would not be complete without the mentioning of women pirates. Here you can find out more about their lives, environment in which they worked, and the legacy they left in the centuries that came after them.
One of the most notable female pirates of the late 18th century was American born Rachel Wall. Here you can find out more about her life of piracy, from the first moment she saw the sea to the moment of her execution in 1789.
One of the most famous legends about female pirates is the story of Denmark’s Queen Awilda, who fell in love with her future husband during the fierce fight between her pirate crew and his royal soldiers. Here you can find out do they lived “happily ever after”.
Mary Read is today remembered as one of the only two women which records can be found in historical records of the age today known as Golden Age of Piracy. Find out more about this fierce fighter who served on the crew of the John Rackham’s famous pirate ship “The Revenge”.