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Started by Julia Victoria Bauer on Tuesday, November 16, 2010


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11/16/2010 at 4:59 PM

based on Captain Charles Johnson's A General History of the Pyrates. Official records and contemporary letters dealing with her life are scarce. Most details about her life prior to her arrival in the Bahamas do not appear to be based on any primary source evidence, including the claims that she was born between 1697 and 1705 in Kinsale, Ireland; that she was a daughter of attorney William Cormac and his maidservant; William's wife was named Mary Brennan and her mother was named Peg; and that, when the affair became public, Cormac moved to Charleston, South Carolina where he made a fortune and bought a large plantation. He also continued his legal career. Diligent efforts to source all of these claims continue in earnest by pirate historians.

12/4/2010 at 3:22 AM

I joined your profile, with your discussion note, to the Project "Pirates in Petticoats."

12/16/2010 at 4:27 PM

thanks! i thought it interesting at least and relevant.

12/16/2010 at 4:36 PM

Its very interesting and very relevant.

Even if she wasn't the "legendary" Anne Bonny she had an interesting life, didn't she.

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