Pirates … arrrgggghhhh

pirate ship

When we think of pirates we may think of the Johnny Depp portrayal of the swashbuckling Captain Jack Sparrow, or Blue Beard or Black Beard; but did you know that there were women pirates as well? Some actually dressed as men to hide their true identities as women! While they are not as famous or well know as the male pirates, they did exist!  Below are some of the most notable.  

Anne Bonny & Mary Read 

Anne Bonny & Mary Read

Rachel Wall

Female Pirates