Blackbeard

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Edward Teach
Edward Teach Commonly Call'd Black Beard (bw).jpg
Blackbeard (c. 1736 engravin uise tae illustrate Johnson's General History)
Bornc. 1680
(presumed) Bristol, Ingland
Died22 November 1718
(aged c. 38)
Ocracoke, Province o North Carolina
Piratical career
NicknameBlackbeard
Years active1716–1718
RankCaiptain
Base o operationsAtlantic
Wast Indies
CommandsQueen Anne's Revenge, Adventure

Edward Teach or Edward Thatch (c. 1680 – 22 November 1718), better kent as Blackbeard, wis a notorious Inglis pirate wha operatit aroond the Wast Indies an the eastren coast o Breetain's North American colonies.