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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In Immortal Words and Immortal Last Words I featured Gildas, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Black Bart Roberts, Idris Davies, David Lloyd George, Dylan Thomas, Sir Richard Steele, David Owen, Bertrand Russell, Gareth Jones, Thomas Jefferson and Dr David Kelly among others, making sure that Wales is publicised.
Along with fellow Welsh pirate Black Bart Roberts, in the 18th century, he was the most successful buccaneer of the time.
The Welsh Pirates brings to life the exploits of the most well known of them all, Admiral Sir Henry Morgan and Black Bart Roberts.
I have written books on Admiral Sir Henry Morgan, and also on another unknown Welshman, Black Bart Roberts.
I saw this little plaque in a children's adventure playground in Pembrokeshire to Black Bart Roberts, the most famous pirate of all time and realised I knew little about him,'' explains Breverton of his fascination.