Captain Kidd

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 23 August 2021
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An 1837 illustration showing the fate of the Scottish privateer turned pirate Captain Kidd (c. 1645-1701). William Kidd was found guilty of piracy and hanged at Wapping Old Stairs, London in 1701. His body was then hung in chains to rot as a deterrent to other would-be pirates.

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Artist, U. (2021, August 23). Captain Kidd. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14505/captain-kidd/

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Artist, Unknown. "Captain Kidd." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 23, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14505/captain-kidd/.

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Artist, Unknown. "Captain Kidd." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Aug 2021. Web. 25 Sep 2021.