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Blackbeard's Henchman Escape Prison! 
October 24, 1718: After the Battle of Cape Fear River in September and the capture of Blackbeard's former compatriot, David Herriott commander of the sloop 'Revenge,' alias 'Royal James,' by Colonel Rhet, Herriott and boatswain, Ignatius Pell, turn King's evidence at their trial in Charleston, SC. Gentleman pirate, Stede Bonnet, and the other two escape from prison with local help on this day. A sizeable £700 reward is posted for their re-capture with Herriott being shot and killed on Sullivan Island, SC a few days later. 

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Blackbeard A Pirating!  October 22, 1717: Blackbeard and his pirate crew on the Revenge plunder the sloops Robert of Philadelphia and the Good Intent of Dublin and empty their cargo holds. READ MORE

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Blackbeard's Ammunition! If you're a pirate crew you need a lot of ammunition to subdue your prey. Here's the collection of lead shot on the Queen Anne's Revenge - Blackbeard shipwreck site. From the Nautilus Productions LLC stock footage collection. WATCH VIDEO 

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Blackbeard Pillages the Northeast!  October 12, 1717: Blackbeard, onboard the Revenge with a crew of 150 men and twelve guns, captures a Captain Codd and his vessel off the Delaware capes. The Revenge later captured and looted the Spofford and Sea Nymph, which were leaving Philadelphia. READ MORE

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Blackbeard's Anchor!  The North anchor is currently the most prominent feature on the Queen Anne's Revenge - Blackbeard wreck site. From the Nautilus Productions LLC stock footage collection. WATCH VIDEO

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Blackbeard Throws A Party!  October 1718: Blackbeard parties at Ocracoke Island, NC with a sizable cohort that includes Charles Vane and "Calico Jack" Rackham. Rackham is most remembered for two things: the design of his Jolly Roger flag, a skull with crossed swords, which contributed to the popularization of the design, and for having two female crew members aboard, Mary Read and his lover Anne Bonny. READ MORE