Privateering the Oceans of History: The Lore and Allure of Henry Morgan

by Mallory Sweeney

The cascading waves of the sea have a knack for washing up legends on the eroding sands of time.  Perhaps some of the most rogue characters of all time are seafarers--rough around the edges and enriched by the cultivation of bountiful treasures.  In a culture so imbued with "Pirate" tales, it becomes difficult to judge which chronicles will actually hold true.  The most satisfying swashbuckling stories are those taken from lives of historical figures, mostly with a Caribbean flair.  One such figure who constantly reappears is the infamous Sir Henry Morgan.

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