18th Century Heiress-Turned-Pirate? Tell Me More!

“18th-century heiress-turned-pirate” may sound like the tagline of a cheesy romance novel, but remarkably, it’s a fairly accurate description of the indomitable Anne Bonny!

A few episodes into our “Forgotten Women” mini-series — where I sneakily boost your vocabulary by sharing stories you probably didn’t learn about in school — we’re shedding light on one of the most famous female pirates from the “Golden Age” of piracy.

It’s a story you won’t want to miss! You can listen for free on your favorite podcast player, or tune in below.


Referenced in this episode:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/if-theres-a-man-among-ye-the-tale-of-pirate-queens-anne-bonny-and-mary-read-45576461/

https://www.gutenberg.org/files/40580/40580-h/40580-h.htm#page-171


Featured Image Credit: Elisabetta Sirani/BeHauteCouture – thank you!