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Real Name: Edward Teach
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Blackbeard was the nickname of Edward Teach, a notorious English pirate who had a short reign of terror in the Caribbean Sea between 1716 and 1718, during a period of time referred to as the Golden Age of Piracy. His best known vessel was the Queen Anne's Revenge, which is believed by some to have run aground near Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina in 1718.

Some accounts claim that he had as many as fourteen wives, most of them common-law, but documentation is lacking. His last wife was Mary Ormond (or Ormand) of Bath, North Carolina, to whom he was married for only a short while. A painting of him hangs in Van Der Veer House (ce. 1790), in Bath.

Blackbeard often fought with, or simply showed himself wearing, multiple swords, knives, and pistols, and it was said that he had hemp and lighted matches woven into his enormous black beard during battle. This image, which he cultivated, has made him the premier image of the seafaring pirate.


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Archer and Armstrong (2012)
Batman Legends (2007)
Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne (2010)
Bloodthirsty Pirate Tales (1993)
Dead Men Tell No Tales (2005)
Hellboy: The Crooked Man and Others (2010)
Hellboy: They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships (2007)
JSA: Classified (2005)
Shazam! (1973)
Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes (2011)
The Adventures of Little Archie (1957)
The Flash (2010)
The Voyages of The SheBuccaneer (2008)
Thor (1966)

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