Episode 27 – Wickedness

Episode 27 – Wickedness

Captain Morgan returned home to Port Royal a hero. His home city welcomed his men with open arms, but international politics and the threat of Spain pushed him back out to sea. Disaster awaited him there.
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Episode 26 – Extermination

Episode 26 – Extermination

In the years after the Thirty Years War thousands of French sailors and refugees fled France in the wake of royal oppression. One of these young men, a promising Naval officer, found himself in Tortuga and joined the fleet of...
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Episode 25 – Pit Stop on the Continent part 2

Episode 25 – Pit Stop on the Continent part 2

From 1625 to 1648 Europe fought a general war that wouldn’t be matched until the time of Napoleon. This war built the world that would forge Henry Morgan & the Buccaneers, and set the stage for the Golden Age of...
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Episode 24 – Pit Stop on the Continent part 1

Episode 24 – Pit Stop on the Continent part 1

The Thirty Years War was the event that forged the world of Henry Morgan and the Buccaneers. We discuss the politics and conflicts that led to the war and the opening moves in one of Europe’s most important periods.
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Episode 23 – Yo Ho-Ho-Ho & a Bottle of Rum

Episode 23 – Yo Ho-Ho-Ho & a Bottle of Rum

It’s our first ever pirate Christmas special! We explore Christmas in the age of sail and how real pirates recorded spending their holiday. Happy Holidays!  
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Episode 22 – The Lies of Portobelo

Episode 22 – The Lies of Portobelo

Captain Morgan’s raid on Portobelo would be possibly the most controversial of his career. His alleged barbarism there would haunt him for decades. The question remains: what exactly happened on the coast of Panama in summer 1668?
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Episode 21 – On Torture

Episode 21 – On Torture

Morgan embarks on a mission of retribution that nearly ends in disaster while Francois l’Olonnais has greater success using much more brutal methods.  
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Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular

For Halloween we look at the myths and legends that terrified pirates and seafaring men from the dawn of time until today. Davy Jones Locker, Mermaids, Kraken and The Flying Dutchman.
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Episode 20 – Providence

Episode 20 – Providence

While Captain Morgan was away on his 22 month raid Jamaica got a new Governor and Lieutenant Governor – none other than Henry’s uncle Edward Morgan. Morgan, Mansveldt and The Brethren of the Coast weather shifting alliances and disastrous raids....
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Episode 18 – Granada

Episode 18 – Granada

Captain Henry Morgan, to the horror of his Governor and King, sails west into the Gulf of Mexico to raid the Yucatan peninsula. He sails the entire Caribbean coast of Central America raiding and pillaging all the while.
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