TITLE

Mary Read

AUTHOR(S)
Weatherly, Myra
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Women Pirates: Eight Stories of Adventure;1998, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on woman pirate Mary Read during the 18th century. As a member of a pirate crew, she was expected to help with the repairing of spars, sails, rigging and careening. The erratic diets of pirates included turtles, goats, monkeys and snakes. Her team of pirate surrendered and accepted the royal pardon in 1718 offered by Woodes Roger, governor of Bahamas.
ACCESSION #
9770966

 

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