November 15th 1720 Anne Bonny, Mary Read, along with Calico Jack were captured by Capt. Jonathan Barnet

John Rackham nicknamed ‘Calico Jack’ because of the sailcloth calico breeches and coat he regularly wore.

Anne Bonny and Mary Read, they were two perfect pirates.

Anne met ‘Calico Jack’, who persuaded her to join him disguised as a man.

Mary Read dressed as a man was Calico Jack’s Lieutenant. He thought her a man, however, Anne fancied her, then found she was a woman!

The navy caught up with them, Jack with his men disappeared below decks leaving Anne and Mary to fight. Calico Jack was hanged, while Anne and Mary claimed to be pregnant. In those days, you couldn’t hang a pregnant lady!

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