William Kidd


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Noun1.William Kidd - Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)William Kidd - Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
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She describes Viking and Barbary pirates, pirates of the Far East, pirate democracy and codes, the Brethren of the Coast, pirates in the Caribbean, and the Golden Age of piracy, including their beliefs, actions, and organization, as well as the lives of key pirates, such as Blackbeard, Sir Henry Morgan, Black Bart, and William Kidd.
1701: Scottish pirate William Kidd was hanged at Execution Dock in London for piracy.
Famously, Captain William Kidd was the last British pirate to be returned to London for trial, as Parliament under William III passed an act that allowed the Lord High Admiral to have trials conducted wherever he had jurisdiction.
BORN WILLIAM Kidd, Scottish pirate, 1645 JOE Calzaghe, Welsh bozer, 1972 EUGENIE Windsor, British princess, 1990, above DIED ELIZABETH Taylor, British actress, 2011, above RICHARD Beeching, railway reformer, 1985 PETER Lorre, film actor, 1964
Based in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, KCO traces its roots to 1976 when William Kidd made his first private equity investment.
William Kidd, of Seaton Hall, explained how after being moved from central Middlesbrough, Equinox was transported to the grounds of his late parents' home near Yarm where it remained until 2003 when it was moved to Seaton Hall.
A 300-year-old piece of treasure thought belong to notorious Scots pirate Captain William Kidd has been found in Madagascar.
DIVERS claim they have recovered treasure plundered by notorious British pirate Captain William Kidd.
The notorious pirate William Kidd was actually a patriotic ship's captain who attacked vessels of enemy countries.
Seaton Hall's owner William Kidd rescued it from a reclamation yard and added it to his collection.
Kidd's navy nickname had been "Cap" since his Annapolis days, and that inspired the destroyer's plank-owners to bestow the mantle of the legendary pirate Captain William Kidd on their vessel.
Viva Wyndham Resorts on June 8 said it is sponsoring the Living Museum in the Sea, an underwater historic site featuring the shipwreck, Quedagh Merchant, abandoned by the 17th century pirate Captain William Kidd, located in Bayahibe, Dominican Republic.