16th Century Pirates

Mrs. Peter Lambert of Aldeburgh

Mrs. Peter Lambert of Aldeburgh

Name: Mrs. Peter Lambert of Aldeburgh, Suffolk Nationality:   English Years Active: Late 1500s Location: Know more:

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Gráinne Ní Mháille

Gráinne Ní Mháille

Name: Gráinne Ní Mháille (c. 1530 – c. 1603) Also known as: Grace O’Malley or Gráinne O’Malley and “The Sea Queen of Connaught” Nickname: Gráinne Mhaol, Granuaile Note: Commanded three galleys and 200 men. Nationality: Irish Years Active: Location: coast of Ireland [Atlantic] Know more: Compton, Nic. 2013. Why Sailors Can’t Swim and other Marvellous Maritime Curiosities. London: […]

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Mary Wolverston

Mary Wolverston

Name: Mary Wolverston (before 1525 – after 1582) Also Known as: Lady Elizabeth Killigrew Nationality: English Years Active: 1530-1570 Location: Atlantic Know more: Selinger, Gail, and W. Thomas Smith. 2006. Complete Idiot’s Guide to Pirates. New York. New York: Alpha, a member of Penguin Group. Yolen, Jane, and Christine Joy Pratt. 2008. Sea Queens Women Pirates around […]

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Sayyida al Hurra

Sayyida al Hurra

Name: Sayyida al Hurra [Noble Lady] (c.1492-1552) Full Name: Sayyida al-Hurra ibn Banu Rashid al-Mandri al-Wattasi Hakima Tatwan Also known as: Hakimat Tetouan (she who governs Tétouan) Nationality: Moroccan Years Active: 1510-1542 Location: Western Mediterranean Know more: Akyeampong, Emmanuel Kwaku, and Henry Louis Gates. 2012. Dictionary of African Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Heath, Jennifer.2003. The […]

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