TITLE

Blackbeard pirate terror at the sea

AUTHOR(S)
Kirkpatrick, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
National Geographic World;Nov96, Issue 255, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Blackbeard's history of piracy. Blackbeard's strategies when pirating a ship; Meaning of Blackbeard's flag; Edward Teach, the probable real name of Blackbeard; Incident concerning a cargo ship carrying wealthy passengers; Location of Blackbeard's house; Clash between Blackbeard and Lieutenant Robert Maynard of the British Royal Navy; Findings concerning Maynard's search of Blackbeard's treasure. INSET: A fleet of villains..
ACCESSION #
9702273929

 

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