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In November, 1689, with three men and a boy he rowed out to the ketch Elinor (William Shortrigs, master), lying at anchor in Boston Harbour, and seized the vessel and took her to Cape Cod. The crew of the ketch could make no resistance as they were all down with the smallpox. The pirates were caught and locked up in the new stone gaol in Boston. Hanged on January 27th, 1690.
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(P. Gosse, 1924)
In November, 1689, with three men and a boy he rowed out to the ketch Elinor (William Shortrigs, master), lying at anchor in Boston Harbour, and seized the vessel and took her to Cape Cod. The crew of the ketch could make no resistance as they were all down ...
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William Coward Gang:
Led by William Coward
Storey , Thomas: One of William Coward's crew which stole the ketch Elinor in Boston Harbour. Condemned to be hanged on January 27th, 1690, but afterwards re...
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William Cowardunknown1689
 
16901690, Jan 27

Captain Pierre Le Picard16241660
 
1689?1690 ca
 a 17th-century French buccaneer. He was an officer to Francois l'Ollonais, and he and Moise Vauqu...
Johan van Brakel1638 ca1666
 
16901690, Jul 10
 Dutch naval officer. In 1687 he was rear-Admiral in a fleet that was active against the Barbary c...
Peleg Heathunknown1680
 
1690unknown
 One of William Coward's crew. Condemned to be hanged at Boston in 1690, but afterwards reprieved.
Thomas Johnstonunknown1680
 
16901690, Jan 27
 Of Boston. Known as "the limping privateer." Sailed with Captain Pound. Wounded in the jaw in the...
Christopher Knightunknown1680
 
1690unknown
 One of Captain Coward's crew. Tried for piracy at Boston in January, 1690, and found guilty, but ...
Daniel Landerunknown1689
 
1690unknown
 One of Captain Pound's crew.
Thomas Poundunknown1689
 
16901703
 an English junior officer and naval cartographer stationed in the colonial port of Boston, Massac...
Thomas Storeyunknown1689
 
1690unknown
 One of William Coward's crew which stole the ketch Elinor in Boston Harbour. Condemned to be hang...
La Marquise de Fresneunknown1680
 
1690s 9unknown
 Female pirate. Active late 1600's, Mediterranean Pirate
William Bishop [2]unknown1680
 
16911691
 One of Avery's crew. Hanged at Execution Dock in 1691.
Captain William Mason [1]unknown1689
 
16921692 ca
 English captain and pirate. He served in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean.... In 1689 he was a...
John Cooke [2]unknown1680
 
1694 unknown
 an English buccaneer who led an expedition against the Spanish in the early 1680s. This buccaneer...
Captain Laurens de Graff1653 ca1682
 
1695unknown
 a Dutch pirate, mercenary, and naval officer in the service of the French colony of Saint-Domingu...
Captain William Mazeunknown1689
 
16951700 ca
 A notorious pirate; particularly mentioned in the royal warrant authorizing Captain William Kidd ...
Alexandre-Olivier Exquemelin16451669
 
16971707
 a French, Dutch or Flemish writer best known as the author of one of the most important sourceboo...
Jean Bart1650, Oct 211672
 
16971702, Apr 27
 a French naval commander and privateer. He served in the Dutch Navy and later became a successful...
Laurens de Graaf16531672
 
16971704, May 24
 Characterised as "a great and mischievous pirate" by Henry Morgan, de Graaf was a Dutch pirate, m...
Jean-Baptiste du Casse16461676
 
16971715
 a French buccaneer, admiral, and colonial administrator who served throughout the Atlantic World ...
Adam Baldridgeunknown1685
 
1697unknown
 an English pirate and one of the early founders of the pirate settlements in Madagascar. Fleeing ...
Sidi Abdulla Ben Aissaunknown1672
 
16981698 ca
 pirate who targeted French ships. ..... Berber (Moroccan) pirate. He served in the Mediterran...
Antonio Fuetunknown1660
 
1699unknown
 This French pirate from Narbonne was known as Captain Moidore. Once, when he was attacking a ship...
Captain Allestonunknown1679
 
1699unknown
 Commanded a vessel of eighteen tons, no guns, and a crew of twenty-four. In March, 1679, sailed i...
Christopher Goffeunknown1680
 
1699unknown
 Originally one of Captain Woollery's crew of Rhode Island pirates. In November, 1687, he surrende...
Thomas Hawkins [2]unknown1680
 
1699unknown
 Born at Boston. Turned pirate and cruised with Captain Pound. Tried for piracy at Boston in 1690,...
Captain Knotunknown1680
 
1699unknown
 An old Massachusetts pirate who retired from the sea and was settled in Boston in 1699. His wife ...
Anne Dieu-Le-Veut1661, Aug 281650
 
17041710, Jan 11
 a French Pirate. Alongside Jaquotte Delahaye, she was one of very few female Buccaneers. She was ...
Lionel Wafer16401679
 
17051705
 a Welsh explorer, buccaneer and privateer. A ship's surgeon, Wafer made several voyages to the So...
Captain William Mayunknown1680
 
1709unknown
 English pirate captain of the PEARL and also known as PEARL OF RHODE ISLAND. He served in the Ca...
Nathaniel North16711689
 
1709unknown
 a Bermuda-born pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy, operating in the Indian Ocean under John B...
William Dampier1651, Sep1673
 
17151715, Mar
 the first Englishman to explore parts of what is today Australia, and the first person to circumn...
Alexander Dalzeel16621685
 
17151715, Dec 5
 a seventeenth-century pirate and former officer under Henry Avery. According to pirate lore, Dalz...
Jonas Berntsson Lambert-Wenman1665 ca1680
 
17291732
 Jonas Berntsson Lambert-Wenman was born in Ume, Vsterbotten, Sweden in approximately 1665. He was...
Lancelot Blackburne1658, Dec 101680
 
17431743, Mar 23
 an English clergyman, who became Archbishop of York, and – in popular belief – a pirate. He w...
Jean Francois Chambrayunknown1687
 
1756unknown
 Knight of Malta
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