1702 – Anne Bonny, an Irish woman who became a famous female pirate. Her unpredictable nature drove her to runaway, marry a poor sailor, and mingle with the local pirates. It wasn't long before she caught the eye of famous pirate "Calico Jack" Rackham.
A selection of century pirate flags Pirate flags and ensigns including the Jolly Roger, with skull and crossbones, and those of Bartholomew Roberts with skeletons. Frontispiece to 'Piracy in the West Indies'