1660 ca1703- 17041704, Jun 30
an English officer, pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The Charles, led by Captain Daniel Plowman. The Charles sailed from Boston in July 1703 on a pirate expedition against the French and Spanish ships. Not long after the departure of Captain Daniel Plowman ill and because of quarantine remained in his cabin. The crew, led by proviantním officer Anthony Holding, however, rebelled and his captain chose Lieutenant John Quelch. In late September, Captain Daniel Plowman died of a fever. Later, at the shores of Brazil plundered nine Portuguese ships and gain valuable cargo of weapons, skins, sugar, fabrics, boxes of gold dust and money. By that time, however, was between Portugal and England concluded an alliance. Therefore, the English Admiralty after the report of Portugal on the looting of ships issued an arrest warrant for the entire crew. In May 1704 CHARLES ship docked in port today Marblehead, Massachusetts, where the unsuspecting crew with his share of the booty broke. Within a week, most of the crew including Nicholas Richardson caught and imprisoned. In early June, he was taken to court in Boston. Nicholas Richardson was based on the testimony of crew members found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging. The execution was carried out at the Friday, June 30, 1704. The course of execution secured the regiment of musketeers. He also attended by several officials of the Admiralty Court, two ministers and a few monks. It is the first judicial executions in America.
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Charles Crew:
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Breck , John: an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The Charles, led by Captain {c10740}. The Char...
The Pirates' Who's Who:
(P. Gosse, 1924)
One of Captain Quelch's crew. Taken out of the brigantine Charles, and tried for piracy at Boston in 1704.

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