Episode 38 – Weeds or Hydras

After years of relative quiet a secret gathering of the West Indies’ most notorious pirates convened at Negril Bay, Jamaica. The Captains and crew met to embark on a daring and dangerous voyage that would make them wanted men from Port Royal to Portobelo, and from the East Indies to London.

Transcript via Google Drive

Sources

The Calendar of State Papers: Colonial, America, and West Indies

A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier

The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century by Clarence Henry Haring

Sir Francis Drake, Thomas Cavendish, William Dampier by Christian Isobel Johnstone

A Pirate of Exquisite Mind by Diana & Michael Preston

The Buccaneers of America by Alexander O. Exquemelin (translated by Alexis Brown)

Buccaneers of the Caribbean by Jon Latimer

Pirates the Complete History from 1300 BC to the Present Day by Angus Konstam

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