Anne Bonny, Eighteenth-Century Pirate Vixen | A R T L▼R K

A re-post.

On the 8th of March 1702, notorious Irish female pirate Anne Bonny was born as Anne Cormac, in Kinsale County Cork, the daughter of a servant woman and her solicitor employer. Trustworthy informati…

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Press Gangs in the Regency Era | ReginaJeffers’s Blog

Impressment – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org

Press gangs operated in England from medieval times, but during the war years the “tradition” was increased. In fact, the pressing of free men into military service was considered a roy…

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