Women Pirates: Sadie The Goat – New York’s Queen Of The Waterfront

On September 3, 2013 by Tim Newman

Today’s lady pirate is Sadie Farrell, known affectionately as Sadie the Goat. She was a notorious and vicious gang leader in New York’s “bloody” 4th ward. She started her criminality on the shore...

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Women Pirates: Jeanne de Clisson – The Lioness Of Brittany

On August 31, 2013 by Tim Newman

Today’s fearsome lady pirate, Jeanne de Clisson, was born Jeanne-Louise de Belleville, Dame de Montaiga in the year 1300. She became known as the Lioness of Brittany, and for good reason, if the...

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Ann Bonny – Another Fearsome Female Pirate

On August 30, 2013 by Tim Newman

I wrote about a Chinese pirate queen called Ching Shi the other day and found it all rather interesting so I thought I’d learn about another femme fatale of the blustery high seas....

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