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A buccaneer captain who was in 1640 temporarily appointed "President" of Tortuga Island by the Providence Company, while their regular Governor, Captain Flood, was in London, clearing himself of charges preferred against him by the planters.
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(P. Gosse, 1924)
A buccaneer captain who was in 1640 temporarily appointed "President" of Tortuga Island by the Providence Company, while their regular Governor, Captain Flood, was in London, clearing himself of charges preferred against him by the planters.

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Captain James [2]unknown1630
 
1649unknown

John Downesunknown1631
 
 
1631unknown
 raided the south of Cornwall.
Jonathan de Neckere unknown1631
 
 
1631unknown
 
John Nuttunknown1620
 
1632unknown
 a 17th-century English pirate. He was one of the more notorious brigands of his time raiding the ...
Dixie Bullunknown1631
 
 
16321632 ca
 an English sea captain, and the first pirate known to prey on shipping off the New England coast,...
Jan Janszoon van Hoornunknown1629
 
1633 unknown
 
Gabrielle Chambres de Boisbaudrantunknown1634
 
 
16341640 ca
 Knight of Malta ... French, Maltese knight and pirate. He was killed by the Ottoman galley at...
David Jonesunknown1634
 
 
1634unknown
 
Elizabetha Patricksonunknown1634
 
 
1634unknown
 The poignant case of Elizabetha Patrickson and her husband William is in the same vein. The coupl...
Johannes van Walbeeck16021634
 
 
16341649+
 a Dutch navigator and cartographer during a 1620s circumnavigation of the earth, an admiral of th...
Sussex Camockunknown1625
 
1635unknown
 an English privateer who was involved in establishing the Providence Island colony, a Puritan col...
Liu Xiangunknown1620
 
16361636
 
Jacob Collaartunknown1625
 
16371637
 a Flemish admiral who served as privateer and one of the Dunkirkers in Spanish Habsburg service d...
William Cobbunknown1635
 
 
1637unknown
 Privateer
Michiel Dorneunknown1638
 
 
1638unknown
 
Jacob Willekens1564/711590
 
16391633/1649
 a Dutch admiral on a fleet to the Dutch Indies, and a herring seller, who went to sea again at th...
Nathaniel Butler1577/781619
 
1639 unknown
 an English privateer who later served as the colonial governor of Bermuda during the early 17th c...
Moses Cohen Henriquesunknown1620
 
1639unknown
 a Dutch pirate of Portuguese Sephardic Jewish origin active in the Caribbean against Spain and Br...
Jan van Ryenunknown1620
 
1639unknown
 a 17th-century Dutch privateer, explorer, and colonist. He was granted a commission by the Dutch ...
Filips van Dorp1587 ca1630
 
16391652 ca
 Lieutenant-Admiral of Zeeland in 1632. He became the Lieutenant- Admiral of Holland and West-Frie...
Jan Evertsen1600, Feb 11630
 
16391666, Aug 5
 a Dutch admiral during the 17th century. His greatest successes were in 1628 preventing the inter...
Thomas Gaynerunknown1630
 
1639unknown
 English privateer who received a commission of Prince Frederik Hendrik of Orange in 1633. Gayner ...
Cornelis Janszoon de Haanunknown1630
 
1639unknown
 Dutch privateer in the seventeenth century. Captain of a men-of-war that was engaged with two pri...
Melis Karelsznunknown1630
 
1639unknown
 Privateer in the 17th century who operated from Oostende. In the summer of 1634 he was steersman ...
Captain Petitunknown1630
 
1639unknown
 French filibuster. Of San Domingo. In 1634 was in command of Le Ruze, crew of forty men and...
Mathieu Romboutsenunknown1630
 
1639unknown
 Dutch corsair in the service of Spain. Was part of a three ship squadron under Jacques Colaert an...
Daniel Elfrithunknown1607
 
16411641
 a 17th-century English privateer, colonist and slave trader. In the service of the Earl of Warwic...
Hendrik Brouwer15811606
 
16431643, Aug 7
 a Dutch explorer, admiral, and colonial administrator both in Japan and the Dutch East Indies. He...
Zheng Zhilong16041623
 
16451661
 a Chinese merchant, pirate and military leader in the late Ming dynasty who later defected to the...
Samuel Axeunknown1629
 
1645unknown
 an English privateer in Dutch service during the early 17th century. In 1635, he accepted Dutch l...
William Rousunknown1631
 
 
16451645
 a 17th-century English privateer in the service of the Providence Island Company. He started as a...
William Jackson [1]unknown1639
 
 
1645unknown
 an English privateer who, based in Guanaja and Roatan, was in the service of the Providence Islan...
Thomas Cromwell [2]unknown1643
 
 
1645unknown
 
Manuel Butiensunknown1645+
 
 
1645+unknown
 Dutch renegade and Dunkirker in the service of Spain......Privateer who operated from Duinkerken ...
Cornelius Corneliszoon Jol15971620
 
16491641, Oct 31
 a 17th-Century Dutch corsair and admiral in the Dutch West India Company during the Eighty Years'...
Francisco Díaz Pimientaunknown1630
 
1649unknown
 Spanish privateer and general in the Spanish army. He commanded the Spanish fleet that attacked a...
James Riskinnerunknown1630
 
1649unknown
 a 17th-century English privateer who operated from Providence Island against Spanish shipping dur...
William Rudyerdunknown1630
 
1649unknown
 Muster master General of the Island of Providence colony from 1630 - 1634. In 1634 he returned to...
Frederico Langravio d'Assiaunknown1640
 
16491645 ca
 Knight of Malta. Captain General of the Galleys..... Probably pirate Italian and Maltese knigh...
Don Antonio Maldonado de Texedaunknown1640
 
1649unknown
 Privateer who commanded a Spanish fleet that included two generals of the Brazil fleet: Don Juan ...
Pierre Paulusenunknown1640
 
1649unknown
 Dutch privateer employed by Spain. On 30 May 1644 he captured a Dutch hooker ship and ransomed it...
Catalina de Erausounknown1585
 
1650unknown
 
Jean Le Vasseur unknown1642
 
1652 unknown
 
Willem Albertse Blaeuveltunknown1643
 
1656unknown
 From 1643 to 1656 we find many references to the Capetyn in the documentary history of the Colony...
Rupertunknown1640
 
1659unknown
 After an adventurous life as a soldier on the Continent, he sailed from Ireland in 1648 with seve...
Koxinga 1624, Aug 241646
 
16621662, Jun 23
 a Chinese military leader who was born in Hirado, Japan to the Chinese merchant/pirate Zheng Zhil...
Abraham Blauvelt1600 ca1630
 
16631663 ca
 a Dutch privateer and explorer mapping much of Central America in the 1630s, after whom both the ...
Cornelis Evertsen the Elder1610, Aug 41626
 
16661666, Jun 11
 a Dutch admiral. In 1626 Cornelis is first mentioned as actually serving on sea, during a private...
Major Samuel Smithunknown1640
 
1669unknown
 Buccaneer. At one time a buccaneer with the famous Mansfield. In 1641 he was sent, by the Governo...
Grillo Diego unknown1620
 
1673unknown
  Spanish but worked for the French, Hanged
Diego Grillounknown1639
 
16731673
 There are relatively few historical records of Diego el mulato Grillo, and they are not all consi...
Cornelis Evertsen the Younger1628, Apr 161648
 
16781679, Sep 20
 a Dutch Admiral from the 17th century. Cornelis was the son of Lieutenant-Admiral Johan Evertsen ...
Pierre Le Grandunknown1620 or 1660
 
1680unknown
 a French buccaneer of the 17th century. He is known to history only from one source, Alexandre Ex...
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