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  Anne Bonny - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anne Bonny (1697-?) was a pirate of Irish descent who sailed throughout the Caribbean.
Anne Bonny, born in County Cork, Ireland, was a daughter of attorney William Cormac and his maidservant.
While in the Bahamas, Anne Bonny began mingling with pirates at the local drinking establishments, and met the pirate "Calico Jack" Rackham, with whom she shortly thereafter became involved in an affair.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Anne Bonny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne Bonny (1697-?) was a pirate of Irish descent who sailed with Calico Jack Rackham throughout the Caribbean.
Anne was Calico's lover but she could be counted as none the less fearless of any other pirate.
Anne quickly grew to dislike her spineless husband and quickly caught the eye of one Calico Jack, a pirate of some renown.
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Anne Bonny sailed with and was romantically linked with Calico Jack Rackham and she was a fearless as any other pirate.
Anne was an attractive woman with a good figure and fiery spirit and her a temper that equaled any man. Jack Rackham offered to buy Anne from Bonny but Bonny took the matter to Governor Rogers, who decided that Anne was to be flogged and returned to James Bonny.
Anne Bonny and Mary Read, another female pirate, were both captured but, upon confessing their "sex", pleaded to be tried separately after they had both given birth.
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 Defiant Women: Pirates
Fleeing the scandal, William Cormac, Mary Brennan, and young Anne sailed across the Atlantic, to settle in Charleston, S.C. pparently bored with life on her father's plantation, Anne was drawn to a life of adventure.
When James Bonny objected to the affair, he abducted Anne, brought her naked before the governor and charged her with the felony of deserting him—Anne was considered to be stolen property.
After the trial, Anne Bonny disappears from the historical record; she may have been hanged a year later, but apparently, she was granted a reprieve.
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 Hexapedia - Anne Bonny (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne Bonny (1697?-1720?) was a female pirate of Irish descent who sailed with Calico Jack Rackham.
Bonny was born Anne Cormac in County Cork, Ireland, as an illegitimate daughter of an attorney William Cormac and his maidservant Mary or Peg Brennan.
Rackham offered to buy Anne from James Bonny, but James told the governor, who sentenced Anne to be flogged and told her to return to her husband.
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 Anne Bonny - Blue Lagoon - The Pirate Bar. Exotic bar created with the pirate theme in mind, providing a magical ...
Anne Bonny was one of the two most famous female Pirates.
Anne fought in men's clothing and was an expert with pistol and cutlass.
It is believed that her father, who had contacts in the island, forgave his daughter for her acts and ransomed her back to the Carolinas where she assumed a new name and a new life.
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 Who are we?
Within Bonnys Buccaneers are two groups The Erpyngham Retinue and The Company of Ordinance, both groups operate individually in their own right for organisations such as English Heritage and National Trust.
Anne seems to have disappeared from the world's stage at this point, there is some conjecture that her wealthy father bought her release after the birth of the child.
This Anne is said to have died on April 25, 1782 (which would have put her age at somewhere around 70-80) and was buried in a place called Sweethaven (possibly in York County, Virginia).
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 Women Pirates of the Caribbean
Ann Bonny disappeared; possibly she was ransomed by her father.
Anne Bonny came to be on the ship, William, because she was Captain "Calico Jack" Rackam's lover.
Anne was born the illegitimate child of a married Cork, Ireland lawyer and his maid, who moved to Carolina and started a plantation.
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 The History Channel - True Caribbean Pirates
Anne quickly grew to dislike her spineless husband and soon caught the eye of one Calico Jack, a pirate of some renown.
Anne was a well endowed lass with a fiery spirit and temper that matched that of any man. In any event, Calico offered to buy Anne from James Bonny but Bonny instead took the matter up with Governor Rogers, who said that Anne was to be flogged and returned to her true husband.
Anne's words to Jack on the day he was to hang were, "I'm sorry to see ye here, but if ye'd fought like a man ye needn't hang like a dog.” Anne pleaded pregnancy, delaying her trial until after the birth.
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 Anne Bonny
Anne was a well endowed lass with a fiery spirit and a temper that matched that of any man. (It was rumored that in her youth, she even killed a servant woman with a carving knife because the servant made her angry).
Anne fought in men's clothing, was an expert with pistol and cutlass and considered as dangerous as any male pirate.
Anne and Mary Read were also captured but upon capture confessed their "sex" and pleaded to have their case tried separately, after they gave birth.
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 Anne Bonny
Anne Bonny is remembered today as one of the two most well-known women pirates active during the pirates' heyday during the early 18th century.
Anne Bonny was born near Cork, Ireland to a well respected lawyer but her mother was the family house maid.
Bonny decided to tell the crewman of her true identity and much to her suprise the other crewman revealed she was also a woman, named Mary Read.
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 Lady Pirates: Anne Bonny and Mary Read   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne Cormac was born in County Cork, Ireland at the turn of the sixteenth century.
Anne was a young teen when her mother died of a fever.
Anne is said to have stabbed to death a servant who made her angry.
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 Anne Bonny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne Bonny (also, Ann Bonny, or Anne Bonney) was one of two famous female pirates of the Caribbean.
Anne was a well endowed lass with a fiery spirit and temper that matched that of any man.(It was rumored that in her youth, she even killed a servant woman with a carving knife because the servant made her mad)
In any event, Calico offered to buy Anne from James Bonny but Bonny instead took the matter up with Governor Rogers, who said that Anne was to be flogged and returned to her true husband.
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 Scotsman.com Living - Anne Bonny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bonny and Anne made their way to the island of New Providence in the Bahamas, where they hoped to find employment.
Bonny and Read became close friends and, according to witnesses at their subsequent trial, were the fiercest members of the crew: "They were both very profligate, cursing and swearing much and ready and willing to do any thing on board".
Bonny and Read were tried by the same court on 28 November and were also found guilty and condemned to death.
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 Mary Read and Anne Bonny
Anne Bonny was also illegitimate, born in Ireland where her father was an attorney.
As for Anne Bonny, she was allowed to see Rackham before he was due to hang.
Anne Bonny was more fortunate than Mary Read, being confined until the time of her lying in and afterwards reprieved.
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 Anne Bonny - Famous Pirate - The Way Of The Pirates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The exact date of Anne's birth is not known, but most historians think that she was born in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland in 1697.
Anne was disappointed, because she had made many pirate friends.
Anne and Mary were women who escaped from traditional restrictions and in their own way, fought for equality between men and women.
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 Pirates Homepage
Anne was romantically involved with Calico Jack but she could be counted as none the less as fearless as any other pirate.
Anne quickly grew to dislike her spineless husband and quickly caught the eye of one Calico Jack Rackham, a pirate of some renown.
Anne and Mary Read, were also captured but, upon capture, confessed their "sex" and pleaded to be tried separately after they gave birth.
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 Anne Bonny - Pirate Queen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fiery and tempestuous, Anne was not a blushing young bride but a frequent guest of the dock-side bars of Nassau and had numerous lovers among the pirate community.
Bonny seemed at first to fulfill Anne's wishes, whisking her away to the pirate's nest of Nassau.
Anne on the other hand was fascinated by the rough and tumble men who plied the "sweet trade" and began to lose interest in James.
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 A Special Gleaner Feature on Pieces of the Past - Mistresses of the Sea Anne Bonny and Mary Read -The first 500 years ...
Anne was born the illegitimate child of a maid, Mary Brennan, and her employer, William Cormac, a lawyer, in County Cork, Ireland somewhere between 1697 and 1700.
Anne always had a taste for adventure and, when she was 16 years old, she met, fell in love and married a sea captain named James Bonny.
Mary Read and Anne Bonny, in deference to their sex, were granted a separate trial, held a week after Rackham and his crew had been hanged.
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 Anne Bonny - Message Board - ezboard.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne has a tendency to be very moody, and isn't a person one would want to cross in a dark alley - as cliche is it may sound; and the only way she knows how to drown her sorrows is in a tavern and a bottle of the drink.
Anne Bonny, was born Anne née Cormac at the early date of March in 1700 - the eighth (8th) to be precise.
Anne, who had once, in her youth, killed a servantwoman because she had made her angry, won this little fued and meant to go on with her life.
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 Anne Bonny
Anne Bonny, whether you believe her to have been a woman full of grit and gumption or a conscienceless criminal, is a fascinating historical figure.
Anne grew to have a reputation among her peers as having a fierce and courageous temper, and a fiery disposition.
Anne cheerfully told her she’d make sure there was quite a bit of distance between them and then proceeded to punch the woman in the mouth, knocking out two of her teeth in the process.
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 Portland Mercury - Pullout - Sex in Review - ANNE BONNY:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The legends of her early exploits (such as beating suitors nearly to death, shooting peoples' ears off, and humiliating her fencing teacher by publicly stripping him naked with her own sword), were only the beginning of her illustrious career as a South Seas pirate of the swarthiest caliber.
When Anne discovered her husband to be a traitor, coward, and a government snitch, she dumped him and sought the company of a group of pirates who--so the story goes--swung "port," as well as "starboard."
Although the exploits of Anne Bonny are too numerous to mention, her first set the tone for her career.
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 Pirates of Grand Turk
Once again Anne started to look for adventure in other quarters, New Providence itself at that time was no place for a hot-blooded woman to wait weeks on end for her husband's return and Anne soon looked further afield.
It was not long before Anne began a liaison with a man that was to change the whole course of her life, John "Calico Jack" Rackham, an incredibly suave and renowned Pirate captain who had recently taken the King's Pardon to end his pirating days.
Anne Bonny herself was tried and convicted of piracy on November 28, 1720 but, due to her pregnant state she could not be hanged.
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 Pirates!: Fact, Well Known Pirates: Lady Pirates
It was on this ship that she met Anne Bonny, who was Rackham’s mistress aboard, also disguised as a man. At first Anne Bonny mistook Mary to be a handsome young pirate, and begun to make advances, revealing her own sex.
Anne Bonny’s life was by far not as adventurous as Mary’s, but it had been a hard life.
Anne married James Bonny, a young soldier, for which she was turned out of her father’s home, for whom the young man was "not worth a Groat".
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 Trafford Publishing: Anne Bonny: Tale of a Lady Pirate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne Bonny: Tale of a Lady Pirate is an historical novel about a woman whose solution to gender discrimination is piracy on the high seas.
Anne eventually accumulates a great trove of gold, which she hides with the connivance of Primus, a freed slave.
In the course of researching Anne Bonny's life, he obtained a copy of the actual transcript of her trial in Admiralty Court on the island of Jamaica in 1720.
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 Defiant Women: Anne Bonny
was born Anne Cormac in County Cork, Ireland, the daughter of a servant woman, Mary Brennan, and her employer, lawyer William Cormac—whose cunning wife soon discovered the affair.
When James Bonny objected to the affair, he abducted Anne, brought her naked before the governor and charged her with the felony of deserting him—Anne was considered to be stolen property.
Outraged by the men's cowardice, Anne is said to have shouted, "If there's a man among ye, ye'll come out and fight like the men ye are [thought?] to be." When this got no response, Anne and Mary shot the male pirates, killing one and wounding several—including Jack Rackham.
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Whatever her motives, in deed and daring Anne Bonny, history's most infamous woman pirate, was a plunderer, cutthroat, sailor, ransomer, raider, and general menace to maritime commerce in the Caribbean.
Anne Bonny was born in Kinsale, Ireland in the late 1690's.
Bonny and Read were both pregnant, and they escaped execution by "pleading their bellies." Read was sentenced to hang after giving birth, but before she could do so she died of a fever in jail.
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 Anne Bonny's Ghost Ship
Anne Bonny (n�e Cormac) was born March 8, 1700, in County Cork, Ireland, the illegitimate daughter of a prominent lawyer and his wife's maid.
Anne cheerfully told her she'd make sure there was quite a bit of distance between them--- and promptly punched the woman in the mouth, knocking out two of her teeth in the process.
Anne often wore men's clothing, and was an expert with pistol and rapier, proving herself to be as dangerous as any male pirate.
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