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William Kidd též Kydd, Kid *?.1.1654 - +23.5.1701. Scottish captain and pirate, was the son of Captain John Kidd (Kydd) who is lost at sea. William worked in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean. It was not only the most famous pirate of his time.

His acts of piracy were overly exaggerated journalists especially during the trial. He was not as harsh as other pirates then. His career began in 1689 on a pirate ship SAINTE ROSE. A team led by Kidd rebelled and deposed captain. Later in Nevis repaired and renamed the ship BLESSED WILLIAM. The crew subsequently appointed him captain. The ship was incorporated into the fleet of Governor Christopher Codrington that will attack the French ships and pirates. In 1690 he stole a crew member Robert Culliford and his men Kidd boat to the island of Antigua. In 1691, the Kidd married the widow Sarah Bradley Cox Oort. It was thanks to the legacy of the prvního.manželství richest woman in New York.

1695 replaced King William III. Governor for consideration. The new governor of New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire - Earl Bellomont went to the command of King William III. December 11, 1695 pinnace with třicetičtyřmi cannons ADVENTURE GALLEY with a crew of one hundred fifty men. It was also equipped with oars on maneuvers in calm, sharp turns and advantages in combat. That you could see in the first film Pirates of the Caribbean.

The aim of the expedition was to attack the French, and also hunting pirates. The pirates wanted list for his brutality and criminality were also: John Ireland, William Maze, Thomas Wake and Thomas Tew of which was not known that he was already dead. In September 1696 sailed around the Cape of Good Hope and went to Madagascar, where around looking for pirates. Then they headed to the Strait of Mandab. Even here, did not encounter pirates. So Big Mogulský attacked a convoy of pilgrims from India to Mecca, accompanied by several English warships East India Company under the command of Captain Edward Barlow. Those Kiddův attack repelled. After this act of Admiralty Royal Navy said Kidd as a pirate. Another Kidd's attacks on ships sailing to and from India were also unsuccessful. A team from the Kidd ran. The rest of 30.10.1697 revolted because they did not want to be pirates. During the uprising Kidd and William Moore uprising leaders had peppery dialogue in which Moore Kidd was shot. 30.1.1698 with the false flag of France invaded and captured Armenian QUEDAH MERCHANT ship with Captain Wright from England, the French East India Company. The ship was carrying a satin, silk, gold, silver and other goods from India. The ship was renamed ADVENTURE PRIZE.

1.4.1698 in Madagascar met with Robert Culliford pirates on the frigate MOCHA Kidd and part of the crew went to him. Kidd and remained faithful to only 9 men: Richard Barleycorn, Robert Bradinham, Hendrick van der Heul, William Jenkins, Robert Lamley, Gabriel Loffe, Able Owens, Joseph Palmer and Hugh Parrot. ADVENTURE GALLEY, who has served out was burned. S ADVENTURE PRIZE set sail towards the Caribbean. Along the way prosecute the English warships in the Caribbean and they escaped. Anchored ADVETURE PRIZE at one of the islands and all the sloop sailed unnoticed in New York. 6.7.1699 in Boston were arrested. After a year of imprisonment were brought to trial in England. William Kidd had two lawyers. Palmer Bradinhamem to testify in court, among other things, the events in the revolt, and October 30, 1697 meeting with Robert Culliford in Madagascar. Kidd court sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of William Mooreho and five proven acts of piracy. The sentence was executed May 23, 1701 in London. His body was exposed three years over the Thames at Tilbury Point as a warning to potential pirates.

It is believed that Kidd hid a fabulous treasure. Legends, songs and stories with time misrepresented. It inspired the writer to write stories like Treasure Island, Pirates of the Seven Seas, Caribbean, Captain, Captain Redbeard and many others. Even today, there will be treasure hunters looking for.

In Catalina island, Dominican Republic, in December 2007, accidentally discovered the sunken Italian tourist boat QUEDAH MERCHANT ie ADVENTURE PRIZE. 13.12.2007 a ​​team of marine archaeologists from the University of Indiana initiated research. The wreck was under water barely three meters long and twenty meters from the shore. Archaeologists were surprised that the wreck was not damaged by treasure hunters and stated wonder that for three centuries wreck nobody noticed.

Charles King *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 Charles King caught and imprisoned.

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

Francis King *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 Francis King caught and imprisoned.

In early June, he was taken to court in Boston. Francis King 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.

John King *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 King caught and imprisoned.

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

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