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Vane, Charleslocked

(d. 1720)
  • Samuel Pyeatt Menefee

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Vane, Charles (d. 1720), pirate, is of unknown origins and parentage. Aside from the published and manuscript accounts of the trial which sent him to the gallows the main source for his life and career is the pseudonymous Captain Charles Johnson's A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pyrates...

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