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Adventure then turned toward the beach of Ocracoke Island, heading for a narrow channel. Johnson claimed that there was an exchange of small arms fire following which Adventure ran aground on a sandbar , and Maynard anchored and then lightened his ship to pass over the obstacle.

Another version claimed that Jane and Ranger ran aground, although Maynard made no mention of this in his log. Reported exchange of views between Teach and Maynard [81] [nb 11].

What is certain though is that Adventure turned her guns on the two ships and fired. The broadside was devastating; in an instant, Maynard had lost as much as a third of his forces.

Hyde was dead and his second and third officers either dead or seriously injured. His sloop was so badly damaged that it played no further role in the attack.

In the aftermath of Teach's overwhelming attack, Jane and Ranger may also have been grounded; the battle would have become a race to see who could float their ship first.

The lieutenant had kept many of his men below deck and in anticipation of being boarded told them to prepare for close fighting.

Teach watched as the gap between the vessels closed, and ordered his men to be ready. The two vessels contacted one another as the Adventure ' s grappling hooks hit their target and several grenades, made from powder and shot-filled bottles and ignited by fuses, broke across the sloop's deck.

As the smoke cleared, Teach led his men aboard, buoyant at the sight of Maynard's apparently empty ship, his men firing at the small group formed by the lieutenant and his men at the stern.

The rest of Maynard's men then burst from the hold, shouting and firing. The plan to surprise Teach and his crew worked; the pirates were apparently taken aback at the assault.

Teach rallied his men and the two groups fought across the deck, which was already slick with blood from those killed or injured by Teach's broadside.

Maynard and Teach fired their flintlocks at each other, then threw them away. Teach drew his cutlass and managed to break Maynard's sword.

Against superior training and a slight advantage in numbers, the pirates were pushed back toward the bow, allowing the Jane ' s crew to surround Maynard and Teach, who was by then completely isolated.

Badly wounded, he was then attacked and killed by several more of Maynard's crew. The remaining pirates quickly surrendered.

Those left on the Adventure were captured by the Ranger ' s crew, including one who planned to set fire to the powder room and blow up the ship.

Maynard later examined Teach's body, noting that it had been shot five times and cut about twenty.

He also found several items of correspondence, including a letter to the pirate from Tobias Knight. Teach's corpse was thrown into the inlet and his head was suspended from the bowsprit of Maynard's sloop so that the reward could be collected.

Lieutenant Maynard remained at Ocracoke for several more days, making repairs and burying the dead. Governor Spotswood used a portion of this to pay for the entire operation.

As Captain Brand and his troops had not been the ones fighting for their lives, Maynard thought this extremely unfair. The two companies did not receive their prize money for another four years, [90] [91] and despite his bravery Maynard was not promoted, and faded into obscurity.

The remainder of Teach's crew and former associates were found by Brand, in Bath, [91] and were transported to Williamsburg, Virginia , where they were jailed on charges of piracy.

Several were black, prompting Spotswood to ask his council what could be done about "the Circumstances of these Negroes to exempt them from undergoing the same Tryal as other pirates.

Of the remaining two, one proved that he had partaken of the fight out of necessity, having been on Teach's ship only as a guest at a drinking party the night before, and not as a pirate.

The other, Israel Hands, was not present at the fight. He claimed that during a drinking session Teach had shot him in the knee, and that he was still covered by the royal pardon.

Governor Eden was certainly embarrassed by Spotswood's invasion of North Carolina, [95] and Spotswood disavowed himself of any part of the seizure.

He defended his actions, writing to Lord Carteret , a shareholder of the Province of Carolina, that he might benefit from the sale of the seized property and reminding the Earl of the number of Virginians who had died to protect his interests.

He argued for the secrecy of the operation by suggesting that Eden "could contribute nothing to the Success of the Design", and told Eden that his authority to capture the pirates came from the king.

Eden was heavily criticised for his involvement with Teach and was accused of being his accomplice. By criticising Eden, Spotswood intended to bolster the legitimacy of his invasion.

As Spotswood had also accused Tobias Knight of being in league with Teach, on 4 April , Eden had Knight brought in for questioning.

Israel Hands had, weeks earlier, testified that Knight had been on board the Adventure in August , shortly after Teach had brought a French ship to North Carolina as a prize.

Four pirates had testified that with Teach they had visited Knight's home to give him presents. This testimony and the letter found on Teach's body by Maynard appeared compelling, but Knight conducted his defence with competence.

Despite being very sick and close to death, he questioned the reliability of Spotswood's witnesses. He claimed that Israel Hands had talked under duress, and that under North Carolinian law the other witness, an African, was unable to testify.

The sugar, he argued, was stored at his house legally, and Teach had visited him only on business, in his official capacity.

The board found Knight innocent of all charges. He died later that year. Eden was annoyed that the accusations against Knight arose during a trial in which he played no part.

The goods which Brand seized were officially North Carolinian property and Eden considered him a thief.

The argument raged back and forth between the colonies until Eden's death on 17 March His will named one of Spotswood's opponents, John Holloway, a beneficiary.

In the same year, Spotswood, who for years had fought his enemies in the House of Burgesses and the Council, was replaced by Hugh Drysdale , once Robert Walpole was convinced to act.

Peter Leeson []. Official views on pirates were sometimes quite different from those held by contemporary authors, who often described their subjects as despicable rogues of the sea.

With no easily accessible outlet to fence their stolen goods, pirates were reduced to a subsistence livelihood, and following almost a century of naval warfare between the British, French and Spanish—during which sailors could find easy employment—lone privateers found themselves outnumbered by the powerful ships employed by the British Empire to defend its merchant fleets.

The popularity of the slave trade helped bring to an end the frontier condition of the West Indies, and in these circumstances, piracy was no longer able to flourish as it once did.

Since the end of this so-called golden age of piracy , Teach and his exploits have become the stuff of lore, inspiring books, films and even amusement park rides.

As Johnson's accounts have been corroborated in personal and official dispatches, Lee considers that whoever he was, he had some access to official correspondence.

Despite his infamy, Teach was not the most successful of pirates. Henry Every retired a rich man, and Bartholomew Roberts took an estimated five times the amount Teach stole.

Some tales suggest that pirates often killed a prisoner on the spot where they buried their loot, and Teach is no exception in these stories, [] but that no finds have come to light is not exceptional; buried pirate treasure is often considered a modern myth for which almost no supporting evidence exists.

The available records include nothing to suggest that the burial of treasure was a common practice, except in the imaginations of the writers of fictional accounts such as Treasure Island.

Such hoards would necessitate a wealthy owner, and their supposed existence ignores the command structure of a pirate vessel, in which the crew served for a share of the profit.

Various superstitious tales exist of Teach's ghost. Unexplained lights at sea are often referred to as "Teach's light", and some recitals claim that the notorious pirate now roams the afterlife searching for his head, for fear that his friends, and the Devil, will not recognise him.

The name of Blackbeard has been attached to many local attractions, such as Charleston's Blackbeard's Cove. His name and persona have also featured heavily in literature.

He is the main subject of Matilda Douglas's fictional work Blackbeard: A page from the colonial history of Philadelphia. In the short-lived Crossbones , he is played by John Malkovich.

In , the state government of North Carolina uploaded videos of the wreck of the Queen Anne's Revenge to its website without permission.

As a result Nautilus Productions, the company documenting the recovery since , filed suit in federal court over copyright violations and the passage of "Blackbeard's Law" by the North Carolina legislature.

Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Allen v. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Blackbeard disambiguation.

English pirate. Blackbeard c. Ocracoke , Province of North Carolina. So our Heroe, Captain Teach , assumed the Cognomen of Black-beard , from that large Quantity of Hair, which, like a frightful Meteor, covered his whole Face, and frightened America more than any Comet that has appeared there a long Time.

This Beard was black, which he suffered to grow of an extravagant Length; as to Breadth, it came up to his Eyes; he was accustomed to twist it with Ribbons, in small Tails, after the Manner of our Ramilies Wiggs, and turn them about his Ears.

Damn you for Villains, who are you? And, from whence came you? Black-beard bid him send his Boat on Board, that he might see who he was; but Mr.

Maynard reply'd thus; I cannot spare my Boat, but I will come aboard of you as soon as I can, with my Sloop. In Answer to which, Mr.

Maynard told him, That he expected no Quarters from him, nor should he give him any. See also: Blackbeard in popular culture.

Er war als Gouverneur von Virginia nicht berechtigt, in North Carolina einzuschreiten. Obwohl man ihm zugutehalten kann, dass er vermutlich eine Allianz Blackbeards mit dem Piraten Charles Vane befürchtete und verhindern wollte, findet sich doch keine legale Grundlage für sein Eingreifen, zumal Blackbeard zu diesem Zeitpunkt kein Überfall in Virginia offiziell vorgeworfen werden konnte.

Eine Theorie für Spotswoods Handeln basiert auf seinen innenpolitischen Schwierigkeiten in Virginia, die besonders mit dem wachsenden Einfluss der Siedler um Philip Ludwell den Jüngeren zusammenhingen.

Was im Nachhinein besonders schwer gegen Spotswood spricht, sind seine Verleumdungsversuche gegen den Gouverneur von North Carolina, Charles Eden, mit denen er versuchte, sein eigenes Eingreifen also die Festnahme der überlebenden Piraten und vor allem die Beschlagnahme sämtlicher Besitztümer der Piraten zu rechtfertigen.

Spotswood warf Eden und einem seiner Mitarbeiter, Tobias Knight, nämlich vor, mit Blackbeard gemeinsame Sache gemacht zu haben und durchweg korrupt zu sein.

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Hauptseite Themenportale Zufälliger Artikel. Bristol , Königreich England. Province of North Carolina. By some reports, before he became a pirate Blackbeard served as a privateer during Queen Anne's War — and turned to piracy after the war's conclusion.

In November of , his career came to an abrupt and bloody end off Okracoke Island, North Carolina, when he was killed by the crew of Naval ships sent by Virginia Governor Alexander Spotswood.

According to a Boston newspaper report, before the final battle he "called for a glass of wine, and swore damnation to himself if he either took or gave Quarters.

Newspapers and other historical records called Blackbeard Edward Thatch or Edward Teach, spelled in a variety of ways, including Thach, Thache, and Tack.

Recent genealogical research has discovered that he was named Edward Thache Jr. Blackbeard's father Edward Sr.

His respectable upbringing is likely why his contemporaries did not know his name. Like other pirates of the day, he chose a frightening name and appearance to terrify victims and minimize their resistance to his plunder.

Privateers were people who were hired by one side of a naval war to do damage to the opposing fleet, and take whatever booty was available as the reward.

Hornigold saw potential in young Edward Teach and promoted him, eventually giving Teach his own command as captain of a captured ship.

The two were very successful while they worked together. Hornigold lost his ship to a mutinous crew, and Blackbeard set out on his own.

Hornigold eventually accepted a pardon and became a pirate-hunter. In November of , Blackbeard captured a very important prize, a large French slaving vessel called La Concorde.

The ship was a ton vessel armed with 16 cannons and a crew of He put 40 more cannons on it, making it one of the most formidable pirate ships ever.

Blackbeard used the Queen Anne's Revenge in his most successful raiding: for nearly a week in May , the ship and some smaller sloops blockaded the colonial port of Charleston, South Carolina, seizing several ships coming in or out.

In early June , she ran aground and foundered off the coast of Beaufort, North Carolina. Before its life as a pirate ship, La Concorde was used by its captains to bring hundreds of captured Africans to Martinique between and Its last such voyage began at the infamous port of Whydah or Juda in what is today Benin on July 8, There, they took on a cargo of captive Africans and obtained 20 pounds of gold dust.

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With its history of colonialism, trade and piracy, the West Indies was the setting for many 17th- and 18th-century maritime incidents.

The privateer-turned-pirate Henry Jennings and his followers decided, early in the 18th century, to use the uninhabited island of New Providence as a base for their operations; it was within easy reach of the Florida Strait and its busy shipping lanes, which were filled with European vessels crossing the Atlantic.

New Providence's harbour could easily accommodate hundreds of ships but was too shallow for the Royal Navy 's larger vessels. The author George Woodbury described New Providence as "no city of homes; it was a place of temporary sojourn and refreshment for a literally floating population," continuing, "The only permanent residents were the piratical camp followers, the traders, and the hangers-on; all others were transient.

Teach was one of those who came to enjoy the island's benefits. Probably shortly after the signing of the Treaty of Utrecht , he moved there from Jamaica, and, along with most privateers once involved in the war, became involved in piracy.

Possibly about , he joined the crew of Captain Benjamin Hornigold , a renowned pirate who operated from New Providence's safe waters.

In Hornigold placed Teach in charge of a sloop he had taken as a prize. Teach and his quartermaster, William Howard, may at this time have struggled to control their crews.

By then they had probably developed a taste for Madeira wine , and on 29 September near Cape Charles all they took from the Betty of Virginia was her cargo of Madeira, before they scuttled her with the remaining cargo.

It was during this cruise with Hornigold that the earliest known report of Teach was made, in which he is recorded as a pirate in his own right, in command of a large crew.

In a report made by a Captain Mathew Munthe on an anti-piracy patrol for North Carolina, "Thatch" was described as operating "a sloop 6 gunns [ sic ] and about 70 men".

The pirates' flotilla now consisted of three ships; Teach on Revenge , Teach's old sloop and Hornigold's Ranger. By October, another vessel had been captured and added to the small fleet.

As a former British privateer, Hornigold attacked only his old enemies, but for his crew, the sight of British vessels filled with valuable cargo passing by unharmed became too much, and at some point toward the end of he was demoted.

Whether Teach had any involvement in this decision is unknown, [16] but Hornigold quickly retired from piracy. He took Ranger and one of the sloops, leaving Teach with Revenge and the remaining sloop.

They each fired a broadside across its bulwarks, killing several of its crew, and forcing its captain to surrender.

Teach and his crews sailed the vessel south along Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to Bequia , where they disembarked her crew and cargo, and converted the ship for their own use.

Teach may have recruited some of their slaves, but the remainder were left on the island and were later recaptured by the returning crew of Mauvaise Rencontre.

By this time Teach had placed his lieutenant Richards in command of Bonnet's Revenge. After a lengthy engagement, he forced the large and well-armed merchant ship to surrender.

He ordered her to move closer to the shore, disembarked her crew and emptied her cargo holds, and then burned and sank the vessel.

Her captain, Henry Bostock, and crew, remained Teach's prisoners for about eight hours, and were forced to watch as their sloop was ransacked.

Bostock, who had been held aboard Queen Anne's Revenge , was returned unharmed to Margaret and was allowed to leave with his crew.

The captain believed that the larger ship carried valuable gold dust, silver plate, and "a very fine cup" supposedly taken from the commander of Great Allen.

Bostock also claimed that Teach had questioned him about the movements of local ships, [nb 2] but also that he had seemed unsurprised when Bostock told him of an expected royal pardon from London for all pirates.

Charles Johnson [28]. Bostock's deposition describes Teach as a "tall spare man with a very black beard which he wore very long".

It is the first recorded account of Teach's appearance and is the source of his cognomen, Blackbeard. Johnson described him as "such a figure that imagination cannot form an idea of a fury from hell to look more frightful.

He wore knee-length boots and dark clothing, topped with a wide hat and sometimes a long coat of brightly coloured silk or velvet.

Johnson also described Teach in times of battle as wearing "a sling over his shoulders, with three brace of pistols, hanging in holsters like bandoliers; and stuck lighted slow matches under his hat", [28] [nb 3] the latter apparently to emphasise the fearsome appearance he wished to present to his enemies.

Teach's movements between late and early are not known. He and Bonnet were probably responsible for an attack off Sint Eustatius in December Although no confirmation exists that these two ships were controlled by Teach and Bonnet, author Angus Konstam believes it very likely they were.

In March , while taking on water at Turneffe Island east of Belize , both ships spotted the Jamaican logwood cutting sloop Adventure making for the harbour.

She was stopped and her captain, Harriot , invited to join the pirates. Harriot and his crew accepted the invitation, and Teach sent over a crew to sail Adventure making Israel Hands the captain.

His fleet then sailed to Grand Cayman where they captured a "small turtler". They then sailed to the wrecks of the Spanish fleet , off the eastern coast of Florida.

There Teach disembarked the crew of the captured Spanish sloop, before proceeding north to the port of Charles Town, South Carolina, attacking three vessels along the way.

By May , Teach had awarded himself the rank of Commodore and was at the height of his power. All vessels entering or leaving the port were stopped, and as the town had no guard ship , [43] its pilot boat was the first to be captured.

Over the next five or six days about nine vessels were stopped and ransacked as they attempted to sail past Charles Town Bar , where Teach's fleet was anchored.

One such ship, headed for London with a group of prominent Charles Town citizens which included Samuel Wragg a member of the Council of the Province of Carolina , was the Crowley.

Her passengers were questioned about the vessels still in port and then locked below decks for about half a day.

Teach informed the prisoners that his fleet required medical supplies from the colonial government of South Carolina, and that if none were forthcoming, all prisoners would be executed, their heads sent to the Governor and all captured ships burnt.

Wragg agreed to Teach's demands, and a Mr. Marks and two pirates were given two days to collect the drugs. Teach moved his fleet, and the captured ships, to within about five or six leagues from land.

Three days later a messenger, sent by Marks, returned to the fleet; Marks's boat had capsized and delayed their arrival in Charles Town.

Teach granted a reprieve of two days, but still the party did not return. He then called a meeting of his fellow sailors and moved eight ships into the harbour, causing panic within the town.

When Marks finally returned to the fleet, he explained what had happened. On his arrival he had presented the pirates' demands to the Governor and the drugs had been quickly gathered, but the two pirates sent to escort him had proved difficult to find; they had been busy drinking with friends and were finally discovered, drunk.

Teach kept to his side of the bargain and released the captured ships and his prisoners—albeit relieved of their valuables, including the fine clothing some had worn.

Teach's flotilla sailed northward along the Atlantic coast and into Topsail Inlet commonly known as Beaufort Inlet , off the coast of North Carolina.

There they intended to careen their ships to scrape their hulls, but on 10 June the Queen Anne's Revenge ran aground on a sandbar, cracking her main-mast and severely damaging many of her timbers.

Teach ordered several sloops to throw ropes across the flagship in an attempt to free her. A sloop commanded by Israel Hands of Adventure also ran aground, and both vessels appeared to be damaged beyond repair, [47] leaving only Revenge and the captured Spanish sloop.

Teach had at some stage learnt of the offer of a royal pardon and probably confided in Bonnet his willingness to accept it.

The pardon was open to all pirates who surrendered on or before 5 September , but contained a caveat stipulating that immunity was offered only against crimes committed before 5 January.

Although in theory this left Bonnet and Teach at risk of being hanged for their actions at Charles Town Bar, most authorities could waive such conditions.

Teach thought that Governor Charles Eden was a man he could trust, but to make sure, he waited to see what would happen to another captain.

He then travelled back to Beaufort Inlet to collect the Revenge and the remainder of his crew, intending to sail to Saint Thomas Island to receive a commission.

Unfortunately for him, Teach had stripped the vessel of its valuables and provisions, and had marooned its crew; Bonnet set out for revenge, but was unable to find him.

He and his crew returned to piracy and were captured on 27 September at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. All but four were tried and hanged in Charles Town.

The author Robert Lee surmised that Teach and Hands intentionally ran the ships aground to reduce the fleet's crew complement, increasing their share of the spoils.

During the trial of Bonnet's crew, Revenge ' s boatswain Ignatius Pell testified that "the ship was run ashore and lost, which Thatch [Teach] caused to be done.

He suggested that Bonnet do the same, and as war between the Quadruple Alliance of and Spain was threatening, to consider taking a privateer's commission from England.

Lee suggests that Teach also offered Bonnet the return of his ship Revenge. It was prudent therefore for Teach not to linger for too long, although wrecking the ship was a somewhat extreme measure.

He may have done this to stifle any protest they made, if they guessed their captain's plans. Bonnet rescued them two days later. Johnson's account states that he married the daughter of a local plantation owner, although there is no supporting evidence for this.

Eden gave Teach permission to sail to St Thomas to seek a commission as a privateer a useful way of removing bored and troublesome pirates from the small settlement , and Teach was given official title to his remaining sloop, which he renamed Adventure.

By the end of August he had returned to piracy, and in the same month the Governor of Pennsylvania issued a warrant for his arrest, but by then Teach was probably operating in Delaware Bay , some distance away.

He took two French ships leaving the Caribbean, moved one crew across to the other, and sailed the remaining ship back to Ocracoke.

Ocracoke Inlet was Teach's favourite anchorage. It was a perfect vantage point from which to view ships travelling between the various settlements of northeast Carolina, and it was from there that Teach first spotted the approaching ship of Charles Vane , another English pirate.

Several months earlier Vane had rejected the pardon brought by Woodes Rogers and escaped the men-of-war the English captain brought with him to Nassau.

He had also been pursued by Teach's old commander, Benjamin Hornigold, who was by then a pirate hunter. As it spread throughout the neighbouring colonies, the news of Teach and Vane's impromptu party worried the Governor of Pennsylvania enough to send out two sloops to capture the pirates.

Some of Teach's former crew had already moved into several Virginian seaport towns, prompting Spotswood to issue a proclamation on 10 July, requiring all former pirates to make themselves known to the authorities, to give up their arms and to not travel in groups larger than three.

As head of a Crown colony , Spotswood viewed the proprietary colony of North Carolina with contempt; he had little faith in the ability of the Carolinians to control the pirates, who he suspected would be back to their old ways, disrupting Virginian commerce, as soon as their money ran out.

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Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Episodes Seasons. Edit Cast Series cast summary: Angus Macfadyen Blackbeard 3 episodes, Mark Umbers Robert Maynard 3 episodes, Richard Chamberlain Charles Eden 3 episodes, Jessica Chastain Charlotte Ormand 3 episodes, Stacy Keach Benjamin Hornigold 3 episodes, Rachel Ward Sally Dunbar 3 episodes, Anthony Green Israel Hands 3 episodes, Danny Midwinter Elias Ransom 3 episodes, Bill Fellows Peter Bruce 3 episodes, Jasper Britton William Howard 3 episodes, Jake Curran Joseph Prescott 3 episodes, Robert Willox Snake Leavitt 3 episodes, Patrick Regis Thatch 3 episodes, Alan Shearman Enoch Sanborn 3 episodes, Niko Nicotera Moses Hobbs 3 episodes, Christopher Clyde-Green Caesar 3 episodes, Dom Hetrakul Seng 3 episodes, Nicholas Farrell Tobias Knight 3 episodes, Nigel Terry Calico Billy 3 episodes, Steven Elder Jack Spector 3 episodes, Wendy Mae Brown Lulu 3 episodes, Paul Brightwell Ellis Brand 3 episodes, Andrew Smith Benjamin Dow 3 episodes, Stuart Lounton Cordingly 3 episodes, Ken Forge Phillips 3 episodes, Marion Valtas Maddy 3 episodes, Greg Jorgensen Panhandler 3 episodes, Jonathan Samson Woodward 3 episodes, David Winters Silas Bridges 3 episodes, James Moody Two-Face Askin 3 episodes, David Ismalone Jean D'Ocier 3 episodes, Jake Anthony Minister 3 episodes, Clement von Franckenstein Joseph Pennington 3 episodes, Greg Stefaniuk Merchant Captain 3 episodes, Shaun Delaney Shiny - The Pirate 3 episodes, Keith Lounton Carlton 3 episodes, Johann Bento French First Mate 3 episodes, Thomas Kollon Big John 3 episodes, Emma Passos Mother 3 episodes, Love Nystrom William Kidd 3 episodes, Damian Mavis Edit Storyline In the Golden Age of Piracy, at the dawn of the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all.

Piratical career. When Marks finally returned to the fleet, Blackbeard explained what had happened. Merchant Captain Bollywood Serien Deutsch Stream episodes, Shaun Delaney Inthe state Jinjin of North Carolina uploaded videos of the wreck of Feuertanz Queen Anne's Revenge to its website without permission. Of the remaining two, one Flight Girls that he had partaken of the fight out of necessity, having been on Teach's ship only as a guest at Neue Lieder 2014 drinking party the night before, and not Bernd Hackl Shop a pirate. Phillips 3 episodes, Then, he would put slow-burning fuses in his hair and beard. According to historian Angus Alleserien Com, until Teach's final battle, he had not so much as killed a single man.

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