How Blackbeard Worked


Better known as Blackbeard, Edward Teach (or, alternately, Thach) started out as a lowly privateer. Listen in as Katie and Sarah explore the facts behind the legendary pirate -- as well as the history of piracy -- in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Topics in this Podcast: maritime history, Piracy, 18th century, biographies, British history, pirates