Were There Women Pirates?
Throughout the History of Piracy we also meet female pirates who became famous for their power and adventures. Behind a famous man there used to be a special woman.
There were some pirates in a man’s world
They became famous for their strong Personality
Mary Read pulled on her pants, fed up with her life as a woman. She disguised as a man she started a new life .. A woman who left England ready to see the world and go on adventures. She had to pass herself off as a man in order to live her way, and she got it. .
Drawing about the adventures of Mary Read
Pirate women in different times and continents
Some became famous for their adventures and courage
In the harsh world of life at sea, they came to stand out for their strong personality and courage. Pirate woman Mary made a sad discovery. This English woman seeing that life was easier for men, she decided to go through one of them. She enlisted in the army posing as a man. She participated in various wars.
Later he embarked as a sailor, but his ship was attacked and the pirates seized him. Recruited as a pirate, she ended up being a fierce and feared pirate.
The most famous pirate women
The pirate woman Mary Read
Her fierceness was such that she challenged a pirate for threatening her lover. Mary did not hesitate to pierce him with her sword.
She became a Pirate following her Love
Jack Rackham’s partner ran away with him and turned to Piracy. Rackham was already known in the pirate world by the nickname Calico Jack because of his fondness for wearing this type of clothing. They were later joined by Mary Read when the ship in which she was traveling was captured by Calicó Jack.
Alvida, Swedish captain
With his female crew
Fleeing a marriage of convenience, she embarked with other women. Before the Vikings, Alvida from southern Sweden dedicated herself to the harsh life at sea.
Zheng Shi, china
She married a Chinese pirate and when he died during a storm she took care of everything. She managed to make a pirate coalition of hundreds of ships. She used it in a war in Vietnam. She searched for a way to use her fleet for political purposes. She came to control a fleet of 2,000 pirate ships