Brand new from The 101 Series.
From fictional favorites like Captain Hook and
Long John Silver to adventurous captains like
Samuel Bellamy and Blackbeard, this 230 page
paperback covers 101 of the the most notorious
pirates of all time!
During the Golden Age of Piracy,
Bartholomew Roberts swiped over 400
ships! That's more than Blackbeard,
Edward Low, Edward England, and
Calico Jack COMBINED!
As French pirate Olivier Levasseur stood
on the scaffold waiting to be hanged, he
threw his necklace which contained a 17
line cryptogram into the crowd. He
shouted "Find my treasure! The one who
may understand it!".  Treasure hunters
have since tried to decode its hidden
message in hopes of finding his treaure
valued at $1 billion. It remains unsolved,
though some believe it may actually be
what treasure hunters have been seeking
on Oak Island!
Ching Shih was a female Chinese
pirate leader who terrorized the China
Seas in the early 19th century. At one
point she commanded over 1,800
traditional Chinese sailing ships
manned by around 80,000 pirates!
This former African chieftan  known
simply as
Black Caesar escaped from a
slave ship off the coast of Florida. He
turned to piracy and allegedly stashed
piles of silver throughout Florida prior to
joining the crew of the infamous
Blackbeard.
The adventures of Henry Every  
inspired others like Samuel Bellamy
and Stede Bonnet to turn to piracy. He
was one of the most successful
pirates ever, and was never captured
in spite of being the subject of the
very first worldwide manhunt!
The adventures of Henry Every  
inspired others like Samuel Bellamy
and Stede Bonnet to turn to piracy. He
was one of the most successful
pirates ever, and was never captured
in spite of being the subject of the
very first worldwide manhunt!
Weighing over 300 pounds and
standing 7 feet tall,
Pier Gerlofs Donia
defended his home of Frisia against
Dutch and German forces. In his
biggest battle at sea, he captured 28
ships and took 500 men prisoner!
Prior to being a fast food mascot, the
fictional antagnoist of Robert Louis
Stevenson's 1883 novel
Treaure Island
Long John Silver
greatly influenced the
modern iconography of pirates
including colorful outfits, hats, and
parrot sidekicks. In Disney's 1950 film
adaption, actor Robert Newton
portrayed the character and
introduced pirate lingo like "land
lubber" and "Arr!".
The infamous Irish wife of pirate
captain "Calico" Jack Rackham,
Anne
Bonny
outlived her husband and
frequently fought alongside another
female pirate, Mary Read. Both women
frequently dressed as men.