Pirates

Alwilda

Alwilda

Books Ellms, Charles. 1837. The Pirates Own Book, Or Authentic Narratives of the Lives, Exploits, and Executions of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers: With Historical Sketches of the Joassamee, Spanish, Ladrone, West India, Malay and Algerine Pirates. Portland [Me.]: Sanborn & Carter, p.14. Pirate, Viking Age, Swedish, Sweden, Viking, Marriage, Alfhild, Ælfhild, Alwilda, Alvilda, Gesta Danorum, […]

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Queen Teuta of Illyria

Queen Teuta of Illyria

Know more: Eckstein, Arthur M. 1995. Moral Vision in the Histories of Polybius. Berkeley: University of California Press. Edwards, I. E. S., C. J. Gadd, N. G. L. Hammond, John Boardman, David M. Lewis, F. W. Walbank, A. E. Astin, et al. 1970. The Cambridge Ancient History. Cambridge [England]: Cambridge University Press. Jackson, Guida Myrl. […]

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Artemisia I of Caria

Artemisia I of Caria

Know more: Boccaccio, Giovanni, and Virginia Brown. 2003. Famous Women. Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.]: Harvard University Press.   Goodrich, Samuel G. 1852. A History of all Nations, from The Earliest Periods to the Present Time, Or, Universal History: In which the History of Every Nation, Ancient and Modern, is Separately Given: Illustrated by 70 Stylographic Maps, […]

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Lo Hon-cho

Lo Hon-cho

Name: Lo Hon-cho Alias: Hon-cho Lo Note:  Took command of 64 ships after her husband’s death in 1921 Note Two: During the late revolution Lo joined General Wong Min-Tong’s forces and was given the rank of Colonel Nationality: Chinese [East China] Years Active: 1920s Location: China’s Southern Coastline Know more: Gosse, Philip. 2012. The Pirates’ […]

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Lai Choi San

Lai Choi San

Name: Lai Choi San Also Known as: “the Queen of the Macao Pirates” Alias:  Lai Sho Sz’en Note: Commanded 12 ships Nationality: Chinese Years Active: 1922-1939 Location: South China Sea Know more: Hao, Zhidong. 2011. Macau History and Society. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. Karg, Barb, and Arjean Spaite. 2008. The Everything Pirates Book […]

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