TITLE

BARTHOLOMEW ROBERTS (BLACK BART)

AUTHOR(S)
Means, Richard
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Bartholomew Roberts (Black Bart);2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
Background information on the legendary eighteenth-century pirate Bartholomew Roberts is presented. According to the author, Roberts is considered the last pirate captain of the "Golden Age of Piracy," which lasted from the late seventeenth to the early eighteenth century. Due to his enormous number of conquests and worldwide infamy during his career, he is regarded as one of the most notorious pirates of all time. Information on Roberts' birth and early life is reviewed.
ACCESSION #
19998945

 

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