Blackbeard, alias Edward Teach, was one of the most feared pirates ever known.

His hideout was on Ocracoke Island in the Carolinas. He also lived on the island of Nassau in the Bahamas, where he was magistrate of the Privateers Republic.


1680: Born in Bristol

1713: Turns pirate

1717: Captures the Queen Anne’s Revenge.

1718: Blockades Charleston; retires from piracy; attacked and killed by the governor of Virginia.


The Known World hrairoo