TITLE

SHAVE THE KNAVE

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Virginia Living;Oct2009, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the legend of the pirate Edward Teach who was also known as Blackbeard. It is noted that Lieutenant Robert Maynard was granted approval by Governor Alexander Spotswood to arrest and kill Blackbeard. Blackbeard and Maynard engaged themselves in a duel wherein the latter had his sword broken. However, his colleague was quick to slash and behead the pirate. It is also cited that Maynard hung the head at the bowsprit of the sloop "Ranger."
ACCESSION #
47105885

 

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