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His father was a goldsmith at New York. John, tiring of the trade of cooper, to which he was apprenticed, ran away to sea. For many years he served both in men-of-war and in merchant ships. Although an unmitigated blackguard, he did not commit piracy nor murder until some years later, when, being at Ancona, he met a Captain Benjamin Hartley, who had come there with a loading of pilchards. Richardson was taken on board to serve as ship's carpenter, and sailed for Leghorn. With another sailor called Coyle, Richardson concocted a mutiny, murdered the captain in the most brutal manner, and was appointed mate in the pirate ship. As a pirate Richardson was beneath contempt. His life ended on the gallows at Execution Dock on January 25th, 1738.
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The Pirates' Who's Who:
(P. Gosse, 1924)
His father was a goldsmith at New York. John, tiring of the trade of cooper, to which he was apprenticed, ran away to sea. For many years he served both in men-of-war and in merchant ships. Although an unmitigated blackguard, he did not commit piracy nor murder unt...
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Benjamin Perkins1670 ca1703
 
1731/41710/1731/4 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship Th...
James Parrot1670 ca1703
 
17321732 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
Woodes Rogers1679 ca1705
 
17321732, Jul 15
 an English sea captain, privateer, and, later, the first Royal Governor of the Bahamas. He is kno...
Chevalier de Borrasunknown1732
 
 
17321740 ca
 attacked the Muslim court. ........ French pirate, he served in the Mediterranean. Challenged...
Captain Miguel Henriquez1674-801700
 
17351743
 a privateer from San Juan, Puerto Rico who operated during the early 18th century. A mulatto born...
Erasmus Peterson1670 ca1703
 
17351735 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
Réné Duguay-Trouin1673, Jun 101690
 
17361736
 Privateer......This Breton corsair from St. Malo became so famous for his attacks on British ship...
John Pitman1670 ca1703
 
17361736 ca
 An English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
Matthew Pimer1670 ca1703
 
17371737 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
John Quittance1670 ca1703
 
17381738 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
Captain Raynerunknown1703
 
1739unknown
 Although there is no direct evidence that Rayner ever sailed the Carolina coast, he did sail with...
Jean Thomas Dulaien16951727
 
1739unknown
 a Privateer. In 1727, Captain Jean Thomas Dulaien was off the Mexican coast with a mixed crew of ...
Juan Andres [1]unknown1730
 
1739unknown
 Leader of some runaway slaves and Indians. These villains plundered and murdered along the coast ...
Echlinunknown1730
 
1739unknown
 An English pirate, of the Two Brothers, a Rhode Island built vessel, commanded in 1730 by a one-a...
Henry Johnsonunknown1730
 
1739unknown
 Pirate......In 1730 Henry Johnson, dubbed Henriques the Englishman by his Spanish crew, was opera...
Pedro Poleasunknown1730
 
1739unknown
 Spanish pirate. Co-commander with Captain Johnson of a pirate sloop, the Two Brothers. In Marc...
John Watersunknown1730
 
17391734, Jul 19
 Quartermaster to Captain Charles Harris. Tried and hanged at Newport, Rhode Island, on July 19th,...
Peter Roach1670 ca1703
 
17411741 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
Captain Balestrierunknown1709
 
17421742 ca
 Although Captain Balestrier had a fairly successful and lengthy career (active from 1709 to 1742)...
Lancelot Blackburne1658, Dec 101680
 
17431743, Mar 23
 an English clergyman, who became Archbishop of York, and – in popular belief – a pirate. He w...
John Templeton1691 ca1703
 
17431750 ca
 an English cabin boy and worked pirate in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirat...
Richard Thurbar1670 ca1703
 
17441744 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
Sumbhajee Angriaunknown1729
 
17461746
 Half-brother of Toolajee Angria and son of Conajee Angria.
Eric Cobham17001720
 
17491760+
 a pirate in the early 18th century who with his wife, Maria Lindsey, practiced piracy in the Gulf...
Maria Lindsey1700 ca1720
 
17491760+
 a pirate in the early 18th century who with her husband, Eric Cobham, practiced piracy in the Gul...
Jean Francois Chambrayunknown1687
 
1756unknown
 Knight of Malta
Captain George Roundsivelunknown1708
 
18 unknown
 Of the Bahama Islands. He refused to avail himself of King George's pardon to all pirates in 1717...
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