Bartholomew Roberts


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Noun1.Bartholomew Roberts - a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)Bartholomew Roberts - a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)
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Head further afield to the seaside resort of Tenby, or Little Newcastle, birthplace of legendary pirate Bartholomew Roberts.
Jolie Rouge" opens with Captain Bartholomew Roberts on his ship Royal Fortune, a real-life Welsh pirate who terrorized the Americas from Canada to Brazil from 1719-22, nearly shutting down West Indian shipping between Europe and the New World.
And one of his favourites is that of Bartholomew Roberts, alias notorious pirate Black Bart.
Black Bart Bartholomew Roberts, from Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire, terrorised sailors from the West Indies to the coast of Africa through the early 1700s.
Black Bart Bartholomew Roberts from Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire, terrorised sailors from the West Indies to the coast of Africa through the early 1700s.
His name was Bartholomew Roberts, nicknamed Black Bart and in his time he captured 470 vessels.
Bartholomew Roberts like this: "How indeed Roberts could think that an Oath would be obligatory, where Defiance had been given to the Laws of God and Man, I can't tell.
On one terrifying three-day rampage, Bartholomew Roberts and his cut-throat band commandeered 15 English and French ships and then hanged the governor of Martinique from the yardarm.
We are here today on board PS [Pirate Ship] Radical Element, flagship of the pirate fleet led by Captain Henry Morgan and Captain Bartholomew Roberts, two of the scurviest scoundrels ever to sail the seven seas.
Among the four most prominent two -Sir Henry Morgan from Monmouth and Bartholomew Roberts (Barti Ddu or Black Bart)from Pembrokeshire -were Welsh.
It is when Blackbeard, Bartholomew Roberts, Jack Rackam--not to mention Ann Bonny and Mary Read--and others became famous, but also met their ends.
They included: Black Bart Born John Bartholomew Roberts near Fishguard in 1682, he terrorised shipping in the Caribbean for years on his ship The Royal Fortune.