Great ships: the pirate ships
The Golden Age of Piracy time index 9:44 to 43:55
- Pirate flags are also known as the “Jolly Roger.” According to the documentary, what is considered to be the origin story of this nickname?
- How were pirate captains usually chosen?
- According to the documentary, was “walking the plank” a common occurrence?
- How successful was Captain Kidd as a pirate? What was his ultimate fate?
- How many bullet wounds and stab wounds was Blackbeard’s body found to have had? How much of a reward did Robert Maynard receive for killing the dreaded pirate Blackbeard?
- How many ships did Bartholomew Roberts capture in his pirate career?
- What was Bartholomew Robert’s ultimate fate?