Among the adventuresses: a swashbuckling pirate, a medieval crusader and pioneering space traveler.
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Three hundred twenty years ago, Henry Every became the world’s most successful pirate—and its most wanted man—after leading a bloody raid on an Indian treasure fleet.
Take a look back at the criminal careers of five of history’s most ferocious seafaring women.
Explore six incredible stories of people who were stranded in unforgiving territory and lived to tell the tale.
Take a tour through some of history’s most notorious pirate havens, and meet the swashbuckling marauders who helped build them.
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On Wednesday, divers hauled an 8-foot-long, 2,000-pound cannon from the site where Queen Anne’s Revenge sank nearly 300 years ago.