TITLE

BLACKBEARD

AUTHOR(S)
Norris, David
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
History Magazine;Aug/Sep2012, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article presents a biography of English pirate Blackbeard, or Edward Teach. The author describes Blackbeard's capture of the French ship "Concorde," which he renamed "Queen Anne's Revenge," and explains how he terrorized vessels in the port of Charleston, South Carolina for a time in 1718. The battle in which Blackbeard faced off against a group of English Royal Navy ships led by Lieutenant Robert Maynard and was killed is also described.
ACCESSION #
79624894

 

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