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        Ann Bonny and Mary Read convicted of piracy November 28th 1720 at a court of Vice Admiralty held at St. Jago de la Vega in the island of Jamaica

        English School, (18th century). Medium: engraving. Date: 1724. Anne Bonny (1698-1782) and Mary Read (c.1695-1721); celebrated female pirates in the West Indies; illustration from 'A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most Notorious Pyrates' by Captain Charles Johnson; reprieved from execution as both women were pregnant; Provenance: Private Collection.

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