Bartholomew Roberts
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John Roberts (1682 - 1722)

John (Bartholomew) "Black Bart" Roberts
Born in Casnewydd-Bach, Pembrokeshire, Walesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Gabonmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Mar 2018
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Biography

Bartholomew Roberts (17 May 1682 – 10 February 1722), born John Roberts, was a Welsh pirate who raided ships off the Americas and West Africa between 1719 and 1722. He was the most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy as measured by vessels captured, taking over 400 prizes in his career. He is also known as Black Bart (Welsh: Barti Ddu), but this name was never used in his lifetime.

Not to be confused with Black Bart aka Charles Earl Boles, American outlaw.

Sources

Wikipedia: Bartholomew Roberts

https://owlcation.com/humanities/Facts-on-Pirate-Black-Bart-Roberts



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