Memoirs of Captain Sam Bellamy: The Prince of Pirates: St. by John Boyd

By John Boyd

it is a tale approximately 3 pirate captains who labored jointly through the Golden Age of Piracy. the story of Captain Paulsgrave Williams is a shared tale with that of Captain Samuel Bellamy and is essentially coated during this ebook. Their associate in crime, Olivier Levasseur, was once might be the main winning pirates within the Golden Age of Piracy if the estimate of his wealth contains all of his Caribbean and African exploits. regardless of their partnership, Levasseur and Williams by no means made the Forbes' record of the Richest Caribbean Pirates whereas Bellamy did. the explanation in fact is straightforward. Sam Bellamy's send, the Whydah, was once wrecked and the sizeable quantity of wealth was once documented at trials of the survivors. there's little documentation of the wealth amassed by way of Levasseur and Williams

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