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Ellis Hixon *1540?? - +1673?? English captain and pirate.

He served in the Atlantic. In 1573 he joined the Francis Drake's raid on Nobre de Dios.

Here probably died.

Gilbert Horseley *1545?? - +1580?? English captain and pirate, based in the Caribbean.

Where practically pillaged whom. In 1573 he joined the fleet of Francis Drake. Together they conquered Nobre de Dios, where they seized a large quantity of gold. See Francis Drake.

Later he joined the French pirate Captain Sylvester and plundered the area together Veragua - today's Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

It was sunk with the crew in pursuit of the Spaniards.

Sir Richard Hawkins též Hawkyns *1562 - +17.4.1622. The English captain, admiral and pirate. Known as The Complete Seaman (sea bass).

He was the son of John Hawkins and Katherine Gonson.

As a young man in 1582 accompanied his uncle William Amadas Hawkins in the Caribbean.

In 1585 he took part in Drake's punitive expedition to Spain as captain DUCK. The aim was to free the captured English ships grain and according to his will plunder the most Spanish cities. Along the way they learned that the captured ships were already released. Therefore changed the plan and set sail to the Caribbean for a very rich Santo Domingo, which was the capital of the Spanish domination in Central America. December 31, 1585, the city was easily captured from the land, because the Spaniards defended harbor only from the sea.

The following day the English town brutally plundered from the population chose a rich ransom and burned it. Then there was plundered Saint Augustin. After June 10, 1586 landed at Roanoke Island, who was the first English colony in North America. From the request of the local governor took the English settlers back to England. 27 July 1586 arrived with great fanfare in Portsmouth.

In 1588, as captain SWALLOW participated in the successful defense of England against attack Felicissima Portuguese-Spanish Armada (Invincible Armada). See Martin Frobisher.

In 1590 he entered the service of his father and undertook raids on the Portuguese coast.

In 1591 he married Lady Judith Heale and had six children.

In 1593 he managed to buy a boat Dainty, who had previously served his father. With her in June 1593 sailed from Plymouth on an expedition to the Caribbean, where he plundered Spanish ships and settlements. He continued south and conducted cartography. In November 1593 sailed through the Strait Magalhãesovým. Later sacked Valparaiso. In June 1594 landed in San Mateo River Esmeraldas, Ecuador today. Here was overtaken by criminal Spanish fleet of two ships. The shootout was heavily damaged DAINTY and after a bloody mowing Richard was wounded and captured by the surviving crew of July 1.1594. In 1597 he was transferred to a prison in Seville and later in Madrid. He was released for a large ransom 12000 - £ in 1602 After returning to England in January 1603 he was knighted and elected mayor of Plymouth for a year and a deputy.

In the years 1620 to 1621 as a vice admiral under Admiral Robert Mansell Mediterranean liquidated Algerian corsairs.

After returning, he wrote a book of memories Voiage into the South Sea (Journey to the South Sea), which has become a favorite adventure book and then later period. The revised edition was published in 1847 and later.

He died on April 17.1622 in Slapton.

Peter Harris *?? - + 3.5.1680. English pirate and captain, he served in the Pacific off the coast of Central and South America. Member of the Brotherhood with Bartholomew Sharp and Edmun Cook were under the command of Richard Sawkinse and John Coxon.

In early April 1680 the pirates anchored on the south by Panama at the Isle of Perico today - Causeway Islands (English) or Islas Calzada de Amador (Spain). Here leave their boats and canoes sailed to the mainland. They went on foot to the north.

25.4.1680 successfully plundered the town of Santa Maria, near Panama. After ignition of the stolen ships sailed down the river to the sea and then to the Isle of Perico to their ships. There they waited 3.5.1680 Spanish warships. Pirates successfully repelled the attack. Fell over twenty pirates. Peter Harris was among them.

John Harwood *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 John Harwood caught and imprisoned.

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

 

Hendrick van der Heul také přezdívaný Černý muž *?? - +1710?? Dutch pirate. He sailed on the ship Captain William Kidd ADVENTURE GALLEY in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean.

It is said that it was an African Negro. What is not known at the time the clothes richer and nobles of Holland, Denmark, Flanders, etc.. Dominated by black color with a large white collar. From his nickname may stem black man and because of misinterpretation translation was alleged by Africans.

He was an officer proviantním right hand of Captain William Kidd, Cox and loyal member of the crew. Other known members of the team were: Richard Barleycorn, Robert Bradinham, William Jenkins, Robert Lamley, Gabriel Loffe, William Moore (who was killed during the revolt W.Kidd 30.10.1697), Able Owens, Joseph Palmer and Hugh Parrot. The entire crew with William Kidd was July 6, 1699 in Boston arrested. After a year of imprisonment were brought to trial in England. Van der Heul in court, inter alia, also testified about the events in the revolt 30 10.1697 was sentenced to death by hanging, but was immediately pardoned.

Anthony Holding *1660?? - +30.6.1704. English officer, 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 Anthony Holding caught and imprisoned.

In early June, he was taken to court in Boston. Anthony Holding was based on the testimony of crew members found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging. The execution was carried out at the Friday, 30.6.1704. 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.

Joseph Hutnot *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 Joseph Hutnot caught and imprisoned.

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

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