Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Seafaring Sunday: Pirate Mothers
YOU Mary Read and Anne Bonny, alias Bonn, are to go from hence to the Place from whence you came, and from then to the Place of Execution; where you shall be severally hang'd by the neck, 'till you are severally Dead. And GOD of his infinite Mercy be merciful to both of your Souls.
~ pronouncement of His Excellency Lord Nicholas Lawes of Jamaica, 1720
Header: Read and Bonny from Johnson's History of Pyrates