Additional Resources
Good Books
Cawthorne, Nigel. A History of Pirates. Arcturus, 2003.
Cordingly, David. Under the Black Flag. Harvest Books, 1997.
Earle, Peter. The Pirate Wars. St. Martin's Griffin, 2006.
Exquemelin, Alexander O. The Buccaneers of America. Naval Institute Press, 1993.
Johnson, Captain Charles. A General History of the Robberies & Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates. Conway, 1998.
Konstam, Angus. The History of Pirates. The Lyons Press, 2002.
Lewis, Jon E. The Mammoth Book of Pirates. Running Press, 2006.
Little, Benerson. The Sea Rover's Practice. Potomac Books, Inc., 2005.
Sherry, Frank. Raiders and Rebels. Harper Perennial, 2008.
Zacks, Richard. The Pirate Hunter. Hyperion Books, 2002.
 
If you want to check out books from Fondren, Sections F2161 and G537 on the 4th floor are good bets.

 

Famous Pirates
"Black Bart" Bartholomew Roberts
Stede Bonnet
Henry Every (or Avery)
Francois L'Ollonais
Henry Morgan
"Calico Jack" John Rackam
Roche (or Roc) Brasiliano
Edward Teach "Blackbeard"
Charles Vane
Thomas Tew
Anne Bonny
Mary Read
Grace O'Malley
Jean Lafitte
Sir Francis Drake
Jean Bart
"Black" Sam Bellamy
Edward England
Howell Davis
Thomas Howard
William Kidd
Edward Low
Richard Worley
Hayreddin and Barbarossa
Charles Gibbs
Eustace the Black Monk
Jean Fleury
Henry Jennings
John Cooke
Edward Mansvelt
Charles Swan
Jean de Pointis
Richard Sawkins
John Coxon
Bartholomew Sharp
John Gow
Kanhoji Angre
James Misson
Cheng I (Zheng Yi) and Cheng I Sao (Ching Shih)
Turgut Reis
Curtogoli
John Ward
William Maurice
Koxinga (Coxinga)
William Dampier
Raphael Semmes
Claes Compaen
Jan Erasmus Reyning
Oliver La Bouche (La Buse)
Hendrick Quintor
Ragnar Lodbrok
John Lewis
Christopher Condent
John King
Benjamin Hornigold
John Julian
Robert Culliford
Ann Mills
Harry Paye
John Hawley
Andrew Barton
Giovanni da Verrazano
Francois le Clerc
John Hawkins
Mary Killigrew
Francis Verney
Simon Danziger
Peter Easton
William Jackson
John Quelch
Thomas Green
Thomas Anstis
George Lowther
Benito de Soto
Charlotte de Berry
Jeanne de Montfort
Jeanne de Clisson