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William Fenner older *?? - +1589. English captain and pirate.

He was the father of William Fenner younger.

Since 1567 sailed with him nephews Edward and George Fenner. Together they worked from the English Channel to the west coast of Africa. They attacked the Spaniards, Portuguese and French.

In 1588 he participated in the successful repulse Felicissima Spanish Armada (Invincible Armada). See John Hawkins.

In 1589 he took part in expeditions English Armada (Contra Armada, Invencible Inglesa) in Spain and Portugal under the command of Admiral Francis Drake. The invasion ended in utter disaster. In the battle of Lisbon was killed by William Fenner older.

Edward Fenner *1550?? - +1595. English pirate.

Since 1567 he sailed with his brother George and his uncle William Fenner older. Together they worked from the English Channel to the west coast of Africa. They attacked the Spaniards, Portuguese and French.

In 1588 he participated in the successful repulse Felicissima Spanish Armada (Invincible Armada). See Martin Frobisher.

In 1589 he took part in expeditions English Armada (Contra Armada, Invencible Inglesa) in Spain and Portugal under the command of Admiral Francis Drake. The invasion ended in utter disaster. See Francis Drake.

The last unsuccessful raids Francis Drake in the Caribbean in 1595 was to attack Spanish ships killed.

George Fenner *1550?? - +1589. English pirate.

Since 1567 he sailed with his brother Edward and his uncle William Fenner older. Together they worked from the English Channel to the west coast of Africa. They attacked the Spaniards, Portuguese and French.

In 1588 he participated in the successful repulse Felicissima Spanish Armada (Invincible Armada). See John Hawkins.

In 1589 he took part in expeditions English Armada (Contra Armada, Invencible Inglesa) in Spain and Portugal under the command of Admiral Francis Drake. The invasion ended in utter disaster. In the battle of Lisbon was killed by George Fenner.

Francis Fletcher *1555 - +1619. English clergyman and a pirate.

He was the spiritual Church of England and briefly Rector of the University of London. After the resignation since 1576 dealt with the preparation of Drake's voyage around the world in the years 1577 to 1580 on the ship GOLDEN HIND (PELICAN). There he worked as a ship's chaplain. After the execution of Thomas Doughty disgraced Francis Drake (see Peter Carder). The tour also drew maps and wrote diary.

After returning from a trip around the world went on a spiritual path. In 1593 he became vicar in Yorkshire. In 1605 he married Margaret Gallard.

The minutes of the journey around the world as the basis for the book The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake, which was released in London in 1628.

Thomas Fenner *1550?? - +1591. English officer and a pirate.

He was a close friend of Francis Drake.

Even as a cabin boy sailed with pirates. He served in the Atlantic and Caribbean. Plundered Spanish ships and settlements.

In 1588 he participated in the successful repulse Felicissima Spanish Armada (Invincible Armada). See Martin Frobisher.

In 1589 he took part in expeditions English Armada (Contra Armada, Invencible Inglesa) in Spain and Portugal under the command of Admiral Francis Drake. The invasion ended in utter disaster. See Francis Drake.

In terms of Spain and Portugal is a pirate and privateer. In terms of England is an officer and patriot.

George Fortescue *1550?? - +?? English pirate.

He was a member of the crew by Francis Drake in 1563 and attended all his robberies expeditions to the Caribbean. Together plundered many Spanish ships, towns and villages.

He was also on the ship GOLDEN HIND (PELICAN) Vice Admiral Francis Drake on a trip around the world in the years 1577-1580.

In 1588 he participated in the successful repulse Felicissima Spanish Armada (Invincible Armada). See John Hawkins.

In 1589 he took part in expeditions English Armada (Contra Armada, Invencible Inglesa) in Spain and Portugal under the command of Admiral Francis Drake. The invasion ended in utter disaster. See Francis Drake.

William Fenner mladší *1570?? - +1600?? English captain and pirate.

He was the son of William Fenner older.

Worked from the English Channel to the west coast of Africa. Invaded by Spaniards, Portuguese and French.

In 1589 he took part in expeditions English Armada (Contra Armada, Invencible Inglesa) in Spain and Portugal under the command of Admiral Francis Drake. The invasion ended in utter disaster. See Francis Drake.

Later sacked Puerto Santo in Madeira.

Thomas Farrington *1670?? - +1710?? English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean.

He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship CHARLES Captain Daniel Plowman.

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 Thomas Farrington caught and imprisoned.

In early June, he was taken to court in Boston. Thomas Farrington was based on the testimony of crew members found guilty and sentenced to several years of imprisonment.

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