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John Quelch *1666 - +30.6.1704. English pirate and captain, he served in the Caribbean.

He was first convicted pirates in America outside of England and by the law of the sea without a jury. The need to initiate these maritime courts resulted from the need to deal with the increase in piracy and maritime crime and the ineffectiveness of the civil and criminal courts to combat piracy.

His career began at John Quelch CHARLES pirate ship, as Lieutenant Captain Daniel Plowman. In July 1703 Governor Joseph Dudley of Boston went CHARLES ship captain Plowman against french and Spanish ships in the vicinity of Newfoundland. 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 a warrant for the arrest of Captain John Quelch and his 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 Quelch caught and imprisoned.

In early June, the crew is transported to Boston to court.

Based on the testimony of the crew members were John Clifford, James Parrot, Matthew Pimero a thirteen year old John Templeton found innocent and released. A James Austin, John Breck, Dennis Carter, John Carter, Daniel Chuley, Gabriel Davis, John Dorothy, Nicholas Dunbar, Thomas Farrington, Paul Giddens, John Harwood, Joseph Hutnot, Charles James, Isaac Johnson, William Jones, Charles King, John King, Richard Lawrence, Nicholas Lawson, John Miller, George Norton, James Pattison, Benjamin Perkins, Erasmus Peterson, George Piers, John Pitman, John Quittance, William Rayner, Peter Roach, Christopher Scudamore, Richard Thurbar, John Way, William Wiles and William Whiting was found guilty and sentenced to several years imprisonment. Sentenced to death by hanging were sentenced Daniel Chevalle, Anthony Holding, Francis King, John Lambert, Nicholas Richardson and Captain John Quelch. The execution was carried out at the Friday, June 30, 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 Quittance *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 Quittance caught and imprisoned.

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

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