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# Major Stede Bonnet, one of the most unlikely of the pirates

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Major Stede Bonnet, one of the most unlikely of the pirates known, left his life as a gentleman planter in Virginia in 1717, purchased a ship, and turned to piracy for no apparent reason.

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13 Dec 2003, 05:20

Would you say: "Dumbo, one of the biggest of the elephants known, is coming to town."?
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13 Dec 2003, 22:57
from the biography of Stede Bonnet

One of the seaтАЩs strangest, and most unlikely pirates, from the Virginia coast. He was originally a high ranking individual, known as Major Stede Bonnet. Bonnet came from an upright English family. He himself possessed a liberal education, and was known to be "a man of Letters". In his middle age he seemingly had everything needed in life to settle down, and live a comfortable life of a successful planter. His sugar plantation brought him reasonable wealth, and he found himself among the best society of Bridgetown on the island of Barbados.
13 Dec 2003, 22:57
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