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date: 10 July 2020

Teach, Edwardlocked

(1680–22 November 1718)
  • Converse D. Clowse

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Teach, Edward (1680–22 November 1718), seaman and pirate captain, known as “Blackbeard,” was born probably in Bristol, England. Investigators have been unable to confirm the date or place of his birth, his identity or ancestry, or his activities until 1713, and his life thereafter is incompletely chronicled....

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