The book of Welsh pirates and buccaneers by Terry Breverton

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Published by Wales Books (Glyndwr Pub.) in [Sain Tathan, Bro Morgannwg] .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 380).

Book details

Other titlesBook of Welsh pirates & buccaneers
StatementTerry Breverton.
LC ClassificationsDA722.1.A1 B74 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 388 p. :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3753955M
ISBN 101903529093
LC Control Number2003446623

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The Buccaneers were a specific group of privateers and pirates who were active in the late s. The word comes from the French boucan, which was smoked meat made by hunters on Hispaniola out of the wild pigs and cattle men set up a business of selling their smoked meat to passing ships but soon realized that there was more money to be made in piracy.

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Operating with the unofficial support of the English government, he undermined Spanish authority in the West Indies.This is Breverton's eighth book upon pirates and privateers, and this is a revised and updated version of his The Book of Welsh Pirates and Buccaneers ().

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