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Ward, John [called Issouf Reis, Captain Wardiyya]locked

(c. 1553–1623?)
  • David R. Ransome

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Ward, John [called Issouf Reis, Captain Wardiyya] (c. 1553–1623?), pirate, was said to have been a fisherman at Faversham, Kent, perhaps (from an informant's estimate of his age as fifty-five in 1608) born about 1553. He was later at Plymouth, where he joined the ...

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R. Brown, H. F. Brown, & A. B. Hinds, eds., (1864–1947)