Episode 49: Calico Jack, Anne Bonny, and Mary Read

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, learn about the swashbuckling lives of Calico Jack, Anne Bonny, and Mary Read, three famous pirates that caused all sorts of havoc and mayhem at the end of the Golden Age of Piracy.

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Image: Cole, Benjamin. Ann Bonny and Mary Read convicted of Piracy Novr. 28th. 1720 at a Court of Vice Admiralty held at St. Jago de la Vega in a Island of Jamaica. Circa 1724. Engraving. In A General History of the Pyrates. London: T. Warner, 1724, pp. plate facing p. 157. Via Wikimedia.

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