Charleston and the Golden Age of Piracy by Christopher Byrd Downey

By Christopher Byrd Downey

The Golden Age of Piracy, encompassing approximately the 1st area of the eighteenth century, produced one of the most outrageous characters in maritime background. From its earliest days, Charleston used to be a necessary port of name and heart of exchange, which left it prone to seafaring criminals. The bold exploits of those notorious plunderers made thievery frequent alongside Charleston's waterfront, yet made up our minds electorate could meet the pirate chance head-on. From the "Gentleman Pirate," Stede Bonnet, to Edward "Blackbeard" train and famed pirate hunter and statesman William Rhett, the waters surrounding the Holy urban have a heritage as rocky and wild because the excessive seas. sign up for writer and travel consultant Christopher Byrd Downey as he tells the stories of Charleston in the course of piracy's maximum reign.

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