18th Century Pirates

Rachel Wall

Rachel Wall

Name: Rachel Wall (c.1760 – October 8, 1789) Nationality: American Years Active: 1781–1782 Location: New England Coast Know more: Sharp, Anne Wallace. 2002. Daring Pirate Women. Minneapolis, Minn: Lerner Publications Co. Yolen, Jane, and Christine Joy Pratt. 2008. Sea Queens Women Pirates around the World. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge. Rachel Wall – Wikipedia

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Mary Read

Mary Read

Know more: Cordingly, David. 2006. Under The Black Flag The Romance and The Reality of Life Among the Pirates. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks. 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, […]

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Maria Lindsey

Maria Lindsey

Name: Maria Lindsey [possibly fictional] Also known as: Maria Cobham Note: Her husband was Eric Cobham who was also a pirate Nationality: English Years Active: 1720-1740 Location: Newfoundland, Canada [Canadian East Coast] Know more: Karg, Barb, and Arjean Spaite. 2008. The Everything Pirates Book a Swashbuckling History of Adventure on the High Seas. Avon: Adams Media. […]

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Mary Harley [or Harvey]

Mary Harley [or Harvey]

Name: Mary Harley [or Harvey] Alias: Martha Farlee Nationality: American Years Active: 1725-1726 Location: Carolina Know more: Creighton, Margaret S., and Lisa Norling. 1996. Iron Men, Wooden Women: Gender and Seafaring in the Atlantic world, 1700-1920. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Druett, Joan. 2001. She Captains: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea. New York: Simon and […]

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Ingela Olofsdotter Gathenhielm

Ingela Olofsdotter Gathenhielm

Name: Ingela Olofsdotter Gathenhielm (September 11, 1692 – April 29, 1729) Nationality: Swedish Years Active: 1710-1721 In service of: King Charles XII of Sweden during the Great Northern War. Know more: Ingela Gathenhielm: Biography Ingela Olofsdotter Gathenhielm – Wikipedia

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