Woodes Rogers, Governor of the Bahamas

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Mark Cartwright
by William Hogarth
published on 07 September 2021
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A 1729 oil painting by William Hogarth showing Woodes Rogers (seated), 1679-1732, and his family. Rogers was a former privateer, navigator and writer who was appointed Governor of the Bahamas in 1718. He was instrumental in stamping out piracy in the Caribbean. (National Maritime Museum, Greenwich)

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Hogarth, W. (2021, September 07). Woodes Rogers, Governor of the Bahamas. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14592/woodes-rogers-governor-of-the-bahamas/

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Hogarth, William. "Woodes Rogers, Governor of the Bahamas." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 07, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14592/woodes-rogers-governor-of-the-bahamas/.

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Hogarth, William. "Woodes Rogers, Governor of the Bahamas." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Sep 2021. Web. 17 Sep 2021.