Benjamin Hornigold

Benjamin Hornigold (1680 - 1719)

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Benjamin Hornigold
Born in Norfolk, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Uncharted reef, Caribbean Seamap
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Captain Benjamin Hornigold (1680–1719) was an 18th-century English pirate who operated during the tail end of the Golden Age of Piracy. His career lasted from 1715 until 1718, after which he became a pirate hunter and pursued his former allies on behalf of the Governor of the Bahamas. He was killed when his ship was wrecked on a reef during the hurricane season of 1719.

He was an associate of Blackbeard




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