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

Name: Queen Teuta of Illyria Also known as: Reign: 231–227 BC Nationality: Ardiaean Years Active: 232 to 228 BC Location: Adriatic Sea 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. […]

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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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