THE NEWGATE CALENDAR
Pirates and Nautical criminals
CAPTAIN JOHN KIDD
Known as the "Wizard of the Seas," who suffered for Piracy, at Execution Dock, 23rd of May, 1701
CAPTAIN JOHN MASSEY
Executed at Execution-Dock, July 26, 1723, for Piracy. (A Very Hard Case.)
Executed on 5th of August, 1723, for many Murders on the High Seas and Piracy
Captain of a notorious Gang of Pirates. Executed at Execution Dock, 11th of August, 1729 for Piracy
JOHN RICHARDSON AND RICHARD COYLE
Pirates, hanged at Execution Dock, 25th January, 1738
SAMUEL COUCHMAN AND JOHN MORGAN, LIEUTENANTS OF MARINES, THOMAS KNIGHT, CARPENTER, AND OTHERS
Part of the Crew of His Majesty's Ship Chesterfield, shot at Portsmouth, for mutiny, July 14, 1749.
The Victim of Swindlers himself, he became a Pirate and Smuggler, and was executed at Tyburn, 16th of November, 1750, for Forgery
MOSES MORAVIA AND JOHN MANOURY
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 27th of June, 1752, for sinking a Ship and swindling Insurers
CAPTAIN JOHN LANCEY
Executed at Execution Dock, 7th of June, 1754, for burning a Ship at the Instigation of a Member of Parliament
ROBERT ALSOP, A MIDSHIPMAN, AND SIX SEAMEN
Convicted in 1755 for committing a Riot in the City of London, and impressing a Citizen thereof, but treated leniently in order that they might fight against France
Shot to death on board the Monarque, at Spithead, for Misbehaviour before the French Fleet in the Mediterranean
Ship's mate, hanged for beating two of his men to death
CAPTAIN JAMES LOWRY
Executed at Execution Dock, March 25, 1762, for murdering one of his Crew
PETER M'KINLIE, GEORGE GIDLEY, ANDREW ZEKERMAN, AND RICHARD ST. QUINTIN
Executed for Piracy and Murder, December 19th, 1765
The Chief of the Mutineers in the British Fleet. Executed at the Yardarm of L'Espion Man-of-War in 1796, at Sheerness
JOHN POWER, Alias WINN
Pirate, hanged at Execution Dock, 10th March, 1768
Executed 27th of November, 1802, for scuttling a Ship, of which he was Captain
CAPTAIN JOHN SUTHERLAND
Commander of the British Armed Transport, The Friends. Executed at Execution Dock, on the Banks of the Thames, 29th of June, 1809, for the Murder of his Cabin-Boy.
Late of the Griffon Sloop-of-War, hanged at the Yardarm of that Ship, in November, 1812, for the Murder of a Sergeant of Marines
THE MARQUIS OF SLIGO
Convicted of enticing British Seamen to desert, fined Five Thousand Pounds, and imprisoned Four Months in Newgate, 16th of December, 1812
JOACHIM, a Portuguese; MARTIN, a black; MILLINGTON, an Irishman; and WILLIAMS, an Englishman
Tried and executed for mutiny and murder of their officers, while making an English port, in a French prize brig, December, 1812
Executed for Robbery on the High Seas.
CHARLES FREDERICK PALM AND SAMUEL TILLING
Executed for Mutiny and Murder
WILLIAM SWALLOW, alias WALDON; GEORGE JAMES
DAVIS, alias GEORGE HUNTLEY; WILLIAM WATTS, alias CHARLES WILLIAMS;
ALEXANDER STEPHENSON, alias TELFORD; and JOHN BEVERIDGE, alias ANDERSON.
Tried for Mutiny and Piracy.
WILLIAM KENNEDY and WILLIAM BROWN
Tried for a Murder Committed on the River Thames.
JACOB FREDERICK EHLERT,
A Norwegian Sailor, Executed For Murdering his Captain.
PATRICK MAXWELL STEWART WALLACE; and MICHAEL SHAW STEWART WALLACE
Transported for Inciting a Person to Cast Away and Destroy a Merchant Ship.
JOHN SMITH AND ROBERT MAYNE
Executed for a Mutiny on Board the King George, 10th May, 1762
GEORGE COLLEY, MICHAEL BLANCHE, AND FRANCIS COLE
Murderers and Pirates, Executed at Execution Dock, January 22, 1796
MICHAEL COX, ROBERT M'LAURIN, JOHN SULLIVAN, MARTIN EALEY, AND WILLIAM MORRISON
The Mutineers of the Grand Fleet, Executed at the Yard-arm of the Defiance Man of War, March 8, 1796
SIR HENRY MORGAN.
Pirate who became Governor of Jamaica (1688)
MAJOR STEDE BONNET.
Wealthy Landowner turned Pirate, Hanged 10th December 1718
Pirate who died penniless, having been robbed of his booty by merchants
alias BLACK BEARD, the Most Famous Pirate of all.
CAPTAIN EDWARD ENGLAND
CAPTAIN CHARLES VANE.
CAPTAIN JOHN RACKAM.
Who Passed as a Man, and became a Soldier, Sailor, and Pirate.
The Famous Woman Pirate
Pirate, whose beginning was bold and desperate, his course short and prosperous, and his end bloody and disgraceful
CAPTAIN EDWARD LOW
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