Seventeenth-century English pirate Henry Avery (front), one of history’s most famous maritime plunderers, depicted on a Lambert & Butler cigarette card. Seventeenth-century English pirate Henry Avery (front), one of history’s most famous maritime plunderers, depicted on a Lambert & Butler cigarette card.
Seventeenth-century English pirate Henry Avery (front), one of history’s most famous maritime plunderers, depicted on a Lambert & Butler cigarette card.

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A real life Jack Sparrow: famous pirate Henry Every, who sparked history’s first global manhunt

  • Every, captain of the English pirate ship the Fancy, pulled off one of history’s richest heists when he captured an emperor’s treasure vessel in 1695
  • The story is told with swashbuckling aplomb in a new book that will fascinate readers whether they love history or not

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Seventeenth-century English pirate Henry Avery (front), one of history’s most famous maritime plunderers, depicted on a Lambert & Butler cigarette card. Seventeenth-century English pirate Henry Avery (front), one of history’s most famous maritime plunderers, depicted on a Lambert & Butler cigarette card.
Seventeenth-century English pirate Henry Avery (front), one of history’s most famous maritime plunderers, depicted on a Lambert & Butler cigarette card.
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