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a Frisian military commander, warlord and member of the Arumer Zwarte Hoop ("Arumer Black Hope"). He was the lieutenant of Pier Gerlofs Donia (also known as Grutte Pier) and fought along his side against the Saxon and Hollandic invaders. Jelckama took Donia's place as freedom fighter after Donia died in 1520.
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Wijerd Jelckama14901520
 
15291523

Jean Fleuryunknown1521
 
 
15271527
 a 16th-century French naval officer and privateer. He is best known for the capture of two out of...
Giovanni da Verrazzano14851508
 
15281528
 an Italian explorer of North America, in the service of King Francis I of France. He is renowned...
Henry Killigrew [1]unknown1520
 
1529unknown
 a former pirate, was made a Vice-Admiral by Queen Elizabeth I and tasked with suppressing piracy...
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...
De Meltonunknown1520
 
1539unknown
 A well-known pirate in the sixteenth century. Was with Kellwanton when he was captured in the Isl...
Sayyida al Hurra14851510
 
1542unknown
 Allied with the Turkish corsair Barbaros of Algiers. al Hurra controlled the western Mediterranea...
Hayreddin Barbarossa14781504
 
15451546
 an Ottoman admiral of the fleet who was born in the island of Midilli (Lesbos) and died in Consta...
Turgut Reis14851500
 
15651565, Jun 23
 an Ottoman Greek Admiral and privateer who also served as Bey of Algiers; Beylerbey of the Medite...
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