history List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates  

Barbara Gaston
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A list of famous 16th and 17th century pirates, including many English sea dogs from this era of the history of pirates. Lots of pictures and images. The most famous pirate of this period may be Sir Francis Drake, but when it comes to maritime piracy during this time there are plenty of other real pirates. Pirate history is as old as boats themselves. During this time, English sea dogs and Dutch Corsairs were becoming the scourge of merchants, as well as that of the French, English, and especially Spanish Crowns. Many of them can be found on this list of the most famous 16th and 17th century pirates within the history of piracy.

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Nicholas Alvel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Pedro Menéndez de Avilés Died at 55 (1519-1574)

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Samuel Axe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Sir Andrew Barton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Sir Andrew Barton

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Abraham Blauvelt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Nathaniel Butler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Jan de Bouff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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John Callis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Hendrik Brower is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Hendrik Brower

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Thomas Cavendish is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Thomas Cavendish Died at 32 (1560-1592)

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Matsuura Takanobu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Matsuura Takanobu Died at 70 (1529-1599)

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Peter Love is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Zheng Zhilong is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Zheng Zhilong Died at 57 (1604-1661)

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Zheng Jing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Zheng Jing Died at 39 (1642-1681)

Why Are These 16th-Century Cats Wearing Jetpacks?

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Wang Zhi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Francois le Clerc is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Jacob Collaert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Claes Compaan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Claes Compaan

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Baltazar de Cordes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Baltazar de Cordes Died at 100 (1500-1600)

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Simon The Dancer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Simon The Dancer

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Simon Danziker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Simon Danziker

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De Veenboer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
De Veenboer

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Uluç Ali Reis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Uluç Ali Reis Died at 68 (1519-1587)

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Sir Francis Drake is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Sir Francis Drake

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Peter Easton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Peter Easton Died at 50 (1570-1620)

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Daniel Elfrith is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Daniel Elfrith Died at 34 (1607-1641)

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Jan Evertsen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Jan Evertsen

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Juan Garcia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Juan Garcia age 73

In The 16th-Century, People Watched Bodies Being Dissected The Way We Watch Movies Now

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Sir Michael Geare is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Sir Michael Geare

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Sir John Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Sir John Hawkins

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Piet Hein is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Piet Hein Died at 91 (1905-1996)

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Pieter Adriaanszoon Ita is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Pieter Adriaanszoon Ita

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Jan Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Willem Jacobszoon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Willem Jacobszoon

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Jan Janz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Jan Janz

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Willem Jansen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Willem Jansen

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Cornelius Jol is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Cornelius Jol

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Sir James Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Sir James Lancaster

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Guillaume Le Testu is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Guillaume Le Testu Died at 64 (1509-1573)

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Hendrick Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Hendrick Lucifer Died at 44 (1583-1627)

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Sir Henry Mainwaring is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Sir Henry Mainwaring

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Olivier van Noort is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Olivier van Noort Died at 69 (1558-1627)

Nobody Knows Where This 16th Century Statue Of A Man Eating Babies Came From

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John Nutt is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
John Nutt Died at 80 (1666-1746)

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Grace O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Grace O'Malley Died at 73 (1530-1603)

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William Arthur Dunkerley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
William Arthur Dunkerley Died at 89 (1852-1941)

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Sir William Parker, 1st Barone... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Sir William Parker, 1st Baronet, of Shenstone Died at 85 (1781-1866)

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Pedro de la Plesa is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

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Murat Reis The Elder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Murat Reis The Elder

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Assan Reis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates
Assan Reis

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James Reiskimmer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates