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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.

‘Thomas Howard’

Howard inherited a great deal of money but managed to squander every penny, then fled to Jamaica where he stole a canoe with a motley crew.   Howard and his small band seized one ship after another until they ended up with a twenty-four gun ship.   The crew elected Howard as her Quarter-Master.   The pirates raided off North America in 1698, then crossed the Atlantic where they plundered many more ships along the West African coast.

In Circa 1700, their ship was wrecked on a reef off Madagascar.   While they were trying to dislodge their ship from the reef, Howard & others stole all the treasure.

A time later, Howard became the victim and was marroned while hunting when his companions made off with the treasure. Finally George Boot came along & Howard was rescued & joined the crew.   After Booth's death, Howard sailed under John Bowen.   In 1701, Bowen ship, the Speaker was wrecked. They eventually went to Augustine's Bay & Howard stayed behind & took up residence there for awhile.

Howard recruited another band with which he took the Prosperous, a thirty-six gun ship. Howard was elected her captain & in 1702 rejoined Bowen.   In March 1703 they plundered the British merchantman Pembroke off Johanna Island in the Comoros Islands.   In August 1703, the two were found in the Red Sea where they captured two Indian ships with more than £70,000 in booty.

They sailed to Rajapura, India & divided the booty, then the crews united on board the largest of the Indian ships.   Howard did not stay with them however, retiring a very wealthy man on the Indian coast.

Daniel Defoe states: "Howard married a Woman of the Country, and being a morose ill natur'd Fellow, and using her ill, he was murder'd by her Relations."

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