Episode 52 – Twilight of the Buccaneers part 1

The Buccaneers of the West Indies didn’t yet know it but their days were numbered. Their decline was caused by the fallout from their last truly great raid.

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Sources

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

Pirates of the Americas by David F. Marley

Buccaneers of the Caribbean by Jon Latimer

The Pirates Pact by Douglas R. Burgess

The Pirate Wars by Peter Earle

Villains of All Nations by Marcus Rediker

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

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