English Pirates 1516-1770

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This is a list of English pirates (in alphabetical order of their surnames), their dates, and links to WikiTree profiles (if they have them!).

September 19: International 'Talk Like a Pirate' Day (http://talklikeapirate.com/wordpress/)

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1560-1650: English Sea Dogs and Dutch Corsairs
1650-1690: Age of the Buccaneers
1690-1730: Golden Age of Piracy
1730-1885: Post Golden Age

Last Name First Name Nickname Born Died Image
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Alday James 15161576
Alvel Nicholas 17th cent
Ansell John 1689
Anstis Thomas 17th cent
Axe Samuel 17th cent
Baldridge Adam 17th cent
Barnet Jonathan 18th cent
Barry Lording 15801629
Bear John 17th cent1689
de Berry Charlotte Dick, Captain Rudolph17th cent
Bellamy Charles 18th cent
Bellamy Samuel Black Sam; Prince of Pirates16891717
Blackburne Lancelot 16531743
Bond George 17th centN/K
Booth George 17th cent1700
Breholt John 17th cent
Brown Nicholas The Grand Pirate17th cent1726
Burgess Josiah Thomas Burgess16891719
Burn Flora 18th cent
Butler Nathaniel (privateer)1578N/A
Cavendish Sir Thomas 15601592
Clough Nicholas 17th cent
Cobham Eric 17001760
Cocklyn Jeremiah Thomas Cocklyn18th cent
Cockram John 18th cent
Cole John 17th cent1718
Collier Edward 17th cent
Condent Christopher Billy One-Hand18th cent1770
Cooke Edmund 17th cent
Cooke John 1683
Coxon John 1689
Coyle Richard 17th cent1738
Culliford Robert 18th cent
Dampier William 16511715
Davis Edward 17th cent
Davis John Robert Searle18th cent
Deal Robert 16th cent1721
Dempster Edward 17th cent
Dew George George d'Hout16661703
Drake Sir Francis El Draque (Dragon)15401596
Easton Peter Peter Eston15701619
Essex Cornelius 1680
(or Avery)
Henry 16591699
Fackman Jacob 17th centN/A
Fenn John 1723
Fly William 1726
Freeman Thomas 17th cent
Frowd Richard 18th cent
Geare Sir Michael 15651603
Golden John 17th cent1698
Goldsmith Thomas 17th cent1714
Graham John 17th cent
Grubing Nathaniel 17th cent
Hagerty Catherine 19th cent
Harris Charles 16981723
Harris Peter the Elder1680
Hawkins Sir John 15321595
Hawkins Richard 15621622
Hornigold Benjamin 16801719
Howard Thomas 18th cent
Ingle Richard 16091653
Jackson William 17th century
Jennings Henry 1745
Johnson Daniel Johnson the Terror16291677
Kelly James James Gilliam17th cent1701
Kemys Lawrence 1618
Kidd William Captain Kidd16451701
King John 17061717
Knight William 17th cent
Lancaster Sir James 15541618
Leslie Francis 17th cent1718
Love Peter 1610
Low Edward Ned Low16901724
Lowther George 18th cent1723
Magott Thomas 17th cent
Mainwaring Sir Henry The Dread Pirate15871653
Martel John 17th cent
Miller Edward 17th cent
Moody Christopher 17th cent1718
Moody William 17th cent1718
Morris John 17th cent
Myngs Sir
Norcross John 16881758
North Roger 15851652
Nutt John
Oxenham John 15361580
Parker William 1617
Peterson George 17th cent
Pound Thomas 1703
Preston Sir Amyas 1609
Quelch John 16661704
Rackham John Calico Jack16821720
Raleigh Sir Walter 15541618
Read Mary Mark Read16901721
Read William 17th cent1701
Riskinner James 17th cent
Rivers John 17th cent1719
Robins Ben 16071640
Rogers Tempest 16721704
Rogers Woodes 16791732
Sawkins Richard 1680
Scot Lewis 1663
Seagar Jasper 17th cent1721
Searle Robert John Davis17th cent
Sharp Bartholomew 16501690
Somers Sir George 15641610
Spriggs Francis 17th cent1725
Stillwell Daniel 18th cent
Swan Charles 17th cent
Taylor John 18th cent
Teach Edward Blackbeard16801718
Tookerman Richard 16911723
Vane Charles 16801721
Verney Sir Francis 15841615
Ward John Birdy, Sharky, Yusuf Reïs15521622
White Thomas 17th cent1708
Winter Christopher 18th cent
Witherborn Francis 17th cent
Wright William 17th cent

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