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In 1539 this Baltic pirate was cruising off Antwerp, waiting to waylay English merchant vessels.
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The Pirates' Who's Who:
(P. Gosse, 1924)
In 1539 this Baltic pirate was cruising off Antwerp, waiting to waylay English merchant vessels.

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Francis Bemeunknown1530
 
1549unknown

Kellwantonunknown1520
 
1531unknown
 A notorious pirate in the sixteenth century. Was captured in the Isle of Man in 1531.
Captain Nicholas Barbeunknown1520
 
1532unknown
 Master of a Breton ship, the Mychell, of St. Malo, owned by Hayman Gillard. Captured by an Englis...
Giaferunknown1536
 
 
1536unknown
 
De Meltonunknown1520
 
1539unknown
 A well-known pirate in the sixteenth century. Was with Kellwanton when he was captured in the Isl...
Jean Ango14801530
 
15391551
 a French ship-owner who provided ships to Francis I for exploration of the globe. A native of Die...
Bowenunknown1530
 
1539unknown
 A Bristol man. In 1537, when the Breton pirates were becoming very daring along the south coast o...
Peter Dromyoweunknown1530
 
1539unknown
 A Breton pirate. One of the crew of Captain du Laerquerac, who in 1537 took several English ships...
Captain John Du Laerqueracunknown1530
 
1539unknown
 This Breton pirate was captured in 1537 by a Bristol seaman called John Wynter. Du Laerquerac, wi...
Captain William Phelippunknown1530
 
1539unknown
 In 1533 a Portuguese merchant, Peter Alves, engaged Phelipp to pilot his ship, the Santa Maria De...
Juan Caneteunknown1540
 
 
1540unknown
 
Sayyida al Hurra14851510
 
1542unknown
 Allied with the Turkish corsair Barbaros of Algiers. al Hurra controlled the western Mediterranea...
Robert Boroughunknown1543
 
 
1543unknown
 was born in Devonshire, received a patent for the robbery of the French courts.
Hayreddin Barbarossa14781504
 
15451546
 an Ottoman admiral of the fleet who was born in the island of Midilli (Lesbos) and died in Consta...
Michael Jamesunknown1545
 
 
1545unknown
 
Hans Van Meghlynunknown1530
 
1549unknown
 A pirate of Antwerp, who owned a vessel of forty-five tons, painted black with pitch, and carried...
James Alday15161540
 
15491576 ca
 a 16th-century English navigator, explorer and privateer. He participated in raids against the Sp...
William Cookeunknown1540
 
1549unknown
 
Kristoffer Trondson1500 ca1535
 
15591565
 a squire, admiral, feudal overlord in Norway and Denmark, privateer captain and pirate. Kristoffe...
Wang Zhiunknown1540
 
1559unknown
 a Chinese pirate and trader of the 16th century, one of the chief named and known figures among t...
Aisaunknown1540
 
1560s 9unknown
 A famous Mediterranean pirate, and one of Dragut's admirals (Aisa was Drugat's nephew) in the six...
Turgut Reis14851500
 
15651565, Jun 23
 an Ottoman Greek Admiral and privateer who also served as Bey of Algiers; Beylerbey of the Medite...
Salih Reis1488 ca1529
 
15681568
 a Turkish privateer and Ottoman admiral. In 1529, he took part in the Turkish-Spanish battle near...
Takanobu Matsura15291540
 
15691599, Apr 1
 a 16th-century Japanese samurai and 25th hereditary lord of the Matsura clan of Hirado. He was on...
Lady Mary Killigrew [3]unknown1530
 
1570unknown
 Mary was the daughter of a former Suffolk pirate. Mary's husband Sir Henry Killigrew, a former pi...
Giovanni Dionigi15191536
 
15871587, Jun 21
 an Italian born corsair (privateer) who later became an Ottoman admiral (Reis), Bey of the Regenc...
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