BlackbeardÂ?s Last Fight

BlackbeardÂ?s Last Fight

In April 1713 the War of the Spanish Succession came to an end. During the conflict hundreds of privateers Â? licenced pirates Â? preyed on enemy shipping throughout the Caribbean. These privateers now found themselves out of a job, and many turned to piracy. One of theme was Edward Teach Â? more popularly known as "BlackbeardÂ??. He joined the pirates in New Providence (now Nassau) in the Bahamas, and by early 1717 he had become a pirate captain. From then on… (more)