A Barque, a Brig and a Schooner...Shape History

Pirate Queens: Dr. Rebecca Simon on Anne Bonny and Mary Read

July 15, 2022 Nicolas Hardisty Season 2 Episode 1
A Barque, a Brig and a Schooner...Shape History
Pirate Queens: Dr. Rebecca Simon on Anne Bonny and Mary Read
Show Notes

In this season's first full episode Nic interviews Dr. Rebecca Simon on her new book Pirate Queens: The Lives of Anne Bonny and Mary Read. Dr. Simon talks about Bonny and Read's fascinating lives prior to piracy as well as their legacies as two of the most important pirates in the Golden Age of Piracy. We also have a fun lightning round where Dr. Simon rates pirate-related art, literature, and film for accuracy and entertainment while Nic explains the drama behind Cap'n Crunch's nemesis, the pirate Jean Lafoote.