Blackbeard (c. 1680 was a notorious English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies. Blackbeard's vessel, the Queen Anne's Revenge, had 40 guns. He became a renowned pirate. His nickname was derive
"Anne Bonny and Mary Read were pirates, as renowned for their ruthlessness as for their gender, and during their short careers challenged the sailors’ adage that a woman’s presence on shipboard invites bad luck." Sculpture by Erik Christianson.
The Legend of Anne and Mary …. fearsome lady pirates!!