Blackbeard the Pirate: A Reappraisal of His Life and Times

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John F. Blair, Publisher, 1974 - Biography & Autobiography - 264 pages
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A reassessment of the life, maraudings, loves, and exploits of Edward Teach, infamous colonial American pirate, and his social, political, and cultural milieus.
 

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Contents

Early Life of Blackbeard
Creation of an Image
Searching for Prizes
Blockade of Charleston
Treachery at Beaufort Inlet
Blackbeard Settles in Bath Town
Refuge in North Carolina
Seafaring Activities of a Pardoned Pirate
Trial of Tobias Knight
Aftermath in North Carolina
End of Piracy
5
Notes
9
A Newspaper Accounts of the Battle of Ocracoke Inlet
6
B Letter of Colonel Thomas Pollock to Governor Charles Eden
12
Jurisdiction of Colonial Courts of ViceAdmiralty
14
Proclamation under Which Blackbeard Bonnet Hornigold and Hundreds of Other Pirates Surrendered
16

Virginia Trial of Blackbeards Quartermaster
Preparations in Virginia for the Capture of Blackbeard
Battle of Ocracoke Inlet
Dispute over Jurisdiction
Virginia Trial of the Captured Pirates
Bibliography Books
18
Newspapers Periodicals and Pamphlets
20
Unpublished Letters Manuscripts and Documents
21
Index
22
Copyright

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Robert E. Lee (1918-1984), a professor of playwriting at U.C.L.A., collaborated with Jerome Lawrence on thirteen plays, including "Inherit the Wind" & "Auntie Mame".

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