Shoe: Untied True Fact o’ the Day

Posted: July 25, 2017 in Fun Facts, History, Things I Love
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When Blackbeard captured the ship that would become Queen Anne’s Revenge, there were 455 African slaves aboard. Many of the Africans chose to become pirates rather than become slaves. At the time of Blackbeard’s death, 1/3 of his crew were former slaves.

 

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