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Anne Bonny

Bonny, one of the most notorious female pirates was born in Ireland around 1700 and moved to London and then to the Province of Carolina when she was about 10 years old.

Around 1718 she married sailor James Bonny, assumed his last name, and moved with him to Nassau in the Bahamas, a sanctuary for pirates. It was there that she met Calico Jack Rackham and became his pirate partner and lover.

It is recorded that Bonny had red hair and was considered a "good catch" but may have had a fiery temper and was a formidable foe.