Episode 31 – Panama

Episode 31 – Panama

We explore Henry Morgan’s last great raid. Shipwrecks, dangerous jungle rivers, guerilla tactics, Indian attacks, beautiful maidens in distress, victory and betrayal. Blood and fire and plunder. Panama.  
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Episode 30 – Dictator of the West Indies

Episode 30 – Dictator of the West Indies

In the wake of the Spanish attack on Jamaica Captain Morgan is given command of all the forces Port Royal, Tortuga, and The Brethren of the Coast can muster. They came from every corner of the West Indies to join...
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Episode 29 – Or Any Other Place

Episode 29 – Or Any Other Place

Captain Morgan returns to Jamaica and attempts to settle down and live a life of peace. The monarchs of England and Spain had other ideas though. Morgan meets his greatest foe yet, and is forced to make a choice.
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Episode 28 – Deception

Episode 28 – Deception

Don Alonso del Campo y Espinosa, an agent of the King of Spain, arrives in the Caribbean on the hunt for Captain Henry Morgan.
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Episode 19 – Talk Like A Pirate

Episode 19 – Talk Like A Pirate

Avast ye bilge lickin’ dogs! Talk Like a Pirate Day be comin’ quick me hearties! It’s time we talk arrr, timber shivering, plank walkin’ and pirate accents. And, of course, William Shakespeare. Obviously.
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Episode 17 – Guns, Rum, Ships & Steel

Episode 17 – Guns, Rum, Ships & Steel

We take a break from our story to look at the tools Captain Morgan and The Brethren of the Coast used on their upcoming raids. These are the ships, firearms and victuals that were the foundation of pirate life.
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Episode 14 – The New New World

Episode 14 – The New New World

  The Spanish Empire was in decline. The British & Dutch East India Companies spread throughout the world. In the West Indies the new European colonies brought slavery, luxury, and pirates. On the island of Tortuga buccaneers and puritans fight...
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Episode 13 – The World is Not Enough

Episode 13 – The World is Not Enough

  The years of raising tension between England and Spain, Elizabeth and Phillip, raise to a fever pitch. Sir Francis Drake continues his personal war, this time as the Queen’s Admiral. The fighting culminates in the climactic naval battle in...
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Episode 12 – The Rising Tide

Episode 12 – The Rising Tide

The Sea Beggars embark on a war against the Spanish. Their fleets reign on the North Sea as they search for a port to call home. They ally with the English and Protestant French forces against the powers of Spain...
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Episode 11 – The Sea Beggars

Episode 11 – The Sea Beggars

While John Hawkins was on his troublesome voyage in the Caribbean, Europe was sailing toward war. In the Low Countries their blossoming Republic was in a life or death struggle with their Spanish overlords. After suffering a serious defeat, a...
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