pirates Famous Medieval Pirates  

Barbara Gaston
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A list of famous medieval pirates throughout the middle-age history of piracy, with lots of pictures and images. The most famous medieval pirate may be William Kyd, but when it comes to middle-age maritime piracy there are plenty of other real pirates. Pirate history is as old as boats themselves, but in the middle-ages the pirates we think of today were just getting started. Pirates have long been the scourge of merchants, as well as that of medieval England, France, and Spain. Many of them can be found on this list of the most famous medieval pirates throughout the middle-age history of piracy.

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Giorgio Adorno is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Giorgio Adorno

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James Alday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
James Alday Died at 60 (1516-1576)

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William Aleyn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
William Aleyn Died at 18 (1430-1448)

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Richard Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Richard Allen Died at 71 (1760-1831)

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Jean Ango is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Jean Ango Died at 71 (1480-1551)

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Aruj is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Aruj Died at 44 (1474-1518)

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Awilda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates

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Hayreddin Barbarossa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Hayreddin Barbarossa

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Baldassare Cossa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Baldassare Cossa

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Pier Gerlofs Donia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Pier Gerlofs Donia Died at 40 (1480-1520)

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Eric of Pomerania is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Eric of Pomerania Died at 77 (1382-1459)

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Eustace the Monk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Eustace the Monk Died at 47 (1170-1217)

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Alv Erlingsson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates

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Jean Fleury is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates

Fictional Pirates

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Magnus Heinason is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Magnus Heinason Died at 44 (1545-1589)

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Klein Henszlein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates

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Wijerd Jelckama is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Wijerd Jelckama

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William Kyd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
William Kyd Died at 23 (1430-1453)

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Gottfried Michaelsen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Gottfried Michaelsen Died at 0 (1402-1402)

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Didrik Pining is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Didrik Pining Died at 63 (1428-1491)

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Hans Pothorst is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates

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Salih Reis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Salih Reis Died at 80 (1488-1568)

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Turgut Reis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Turgut Reis Died at 80 (1485-1565)

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Klaus Störtebeker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Klaus Störtebeker Died at 41 (1360-1401)

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Kristoffer Throndsen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Kristoffer Throndsen Died at 65 (1500-1565)

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Hennig Wichmann is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates

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Cord Widderich is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates

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Magister Wigbold is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates
Magister Wigbold Died at 37 (1365-1402)

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Wimund is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Medieval Pirates