Captain Redlegs Greaves - A Pirate by Mistake (2020)

Captain Redlegs Greaves A Pirate by Mistake The real lives of some pirates were sometimes exciting than make believe tales by Robert Louis Stevenson or movies starring Jack Sparrow Only in illustrations by Howard Pyle and N C Wyeth did pirates
  • Title: Captain Redlegs Greaves - A Pirate by Mistake
  • Author: Juliet Mofford
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 310
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The real lives of some pirates were sometimes exciting than make believe tales by Robert Louis Stevenson or movies starring Jack Sparrow Only in illustrations by Howard Pyle and N C Wyeth did pirates bury treasure and make their enemies walk planks Based on the eventful life of an actual pirate who is an ancestor of the author s husband, this biographical novelThe real lives of some pirates were sometimes exciting than make believe tales by Robert Louis Stevenson or movies starring Jack Sparrow Only in illustrations by Howard Pyle and N C Wyeth did pirates bury treasure and make their enemies walk planks Based on the eventful life of an actual pirate who is an ancestor of the author s husband, this biographical novel aims to separate pirate fact from fancy Set on several Caribbean islands and aboard ship in the mid late 1600s, the book is based on extensive historical research, undertaken during the years the Moffords lived and taught in the West Indies Readers are invited back in time to the beautiful Caribbean where in the 17th century, danger might lurk around the next shoal and the life of every slave, black or white, was heartbreaking What was life like for a teenager and his father condemned to labor from dawn to dark in sugar cane fields White slavery remains a relatively unknown but tragic fact of history During the English Civil Wars than 7000 Scots were barbadoed by Oliver Cromwell These political prisoners were exiled to Britain s overseas colony hungry for cheap labor Because their tenure was generally limited to seven years instead of an African s lifetime servitude, white slaves were harshly treated and not infrequently worked to death They were nicknamed redlegs because their fair skin burned in the tropical sun as they stood on auction blocks waiting to be sold to the highest bidder or labored in fields wearing traditional kilts Although most places and events in this book can be documented by historical records, some happenings and most supporting characters are creations of the author s imagination Remembered in history as The Gentleman Pirate, Greaves sailed the Spanish Main, eventually capturing a fortune in pearls and gold that enabled him to finally retire and manage his own plantation When Daniel and his father escape from an abusive master, they are recaptured, flogged and branded, according to English laws of the time Daniel is later sold to a merchant and sugar baron who oversees the young man s education and apprenticeship Here at New Hope Plantation he meets Clarissa Chandler, his lifelong love Following this master s death, Daniel is resold and bides his time working the cane fields until he can once again flee to freedom What happens when he accidentally ends up on a pirate vessel and is forced into a life of piracy For refusing to torture captives Daniel Greaves crosses swords with the captain and is elected captain himself by the pirate crew Readers are invited to experience the daily lives of pirates, follow bold and perilous raids as well as survive a terrifying storm at sea Captain Greaves scuttled ships and sacked towns with ruthless freebooters yet managed to maintain the reputation of a chivalrous gentleman Even during his daring attack on the Pearl of the Spanish Main, off the coast of Venezuela, he took no prisoners nor allowed his crew to abuse women Greaves insisted that every man serving on his ship honor the Pirate Code Planning to retire on his booty, he is arrested and imprisoned awaiting transport to England and a trial he expects can lead only to the gallows In 1680 Captain Greaves becomes the sole survivor of a tsunami that destroyed the capital of Nevis and is rescued by a New England whaling ship The reformed pirate finally returns to the island of his birth in hopes of finding Clarissa Can she still love him after learning he s pillaged with pirates and remains a wanted man This gallant freebooter is famous for his daring ventures and incredible good luck His life story promises action and passion than many fictional pirate yarns or movies starring murdering cut throats and swashbuckling stereotypes.
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