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BUY NOW! Captain Roberts: Memoirs of a Pyrate Captain

The True & Complete Memoirs of the Pyrate Captain Extraordinaire!
The Illustrious Captain, John ‘Bartholomew’ Roberts
The Most Successful Pyrate of ALL Time!

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The Memoirs are over 300 pages in length.  PLUS... Full index; 140 different pictures/charts/maps; Lengthy bibliography; Concise time table; Glossary: Containing terms used, Various Types & Parts of the Ships, Description of islands visited; Full-Size Wall Map of the Cap’n’s Entire Journey; A complete list of crew taken at Cape Corso; One line of the Cap’n’s family tree dating from his father to present; A copy of the Cap’n’s brother's Will (written in Welsh w/English Translation); A copy of Cap’n Roberts Articles; & lastly an 8x10" full color photo of Cap’n Roberts. The latter four are suitable for framing. This book does not contain any writings, happenings or pictures of other Pirates or their lives, beyond what directly involves Cap’n Roberts, nor will the reader be, at any time, diverted away from Cap’n Roberts. ISBN: 1599719398 --- $29.95 1st Class S&H inc.

‘Pierre Le Grand’

Le Grand, a Frenchman, was the first pirate to settle on Tortuga Island.

Le Grand & twenty-eight men captured the flagship (a galleon) of the Spanish treasure fleet off Cape Tiburon in western Hispaniola.

Le Grand spotted ship a lagging behind the Spanish Fleet & although he & his men numbered only twenty-nine, they swore an oath to fight to the death.   To strengthen their resolve, Le Grand bore a hole in the bottom of their his ship, giving them no choice but to attack & win, for now they had no means of escape. Fortunately it was getting dark, they sailed alongside & snuck on board, cutlass in hand & pistols ready.   Making their way for the cabin, the spanish crew offered no resistance.   Caught totally by surprise & finding himself at gunpoint, the Captain surrendered.   A story reputedly told by Bartholomew Roberts to his crew as part of his way to convince them to sail upon the Treasure Fleet at Bahia de la Santos.

Aside from a few Spaniards, which Le Grand drafted into service, he put the seaman of the captured ship ashore & sailed home for France.

The remainder of Pierre Le Grands life is purely speculative.

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