What did they eat: Pirates — Salt and Sinew

Edward Teach (Blackbeard)

Few groups have been as romanticised as pirates. Between their outings on the silver screen, their adventures in books and television, as well as the enduring allure of a life on the high seas, pirates have become cultural icons. Names like Blackbeard, Jack Rackham, William Kidd, Black Bart, Barbarossa, Charles Vane, Mary Read and Anne Bonny, to name just a few, have continued to enchant us to this day.

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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once