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Henry Morgan
Henry Morgan in colour.jpg
Sir Henry Morgan, in a popular 18t century widcut
Born c. 1635
Llanrhymny (Llanrumney), Wales
Died 25 August 1688 (age 53)
Lawrencefield, Jamaica
Thrift Privateer
Piratical career
Nickname "Barbadosed"
Allegiance Kinrick o Ingland
Years active 1663–1674
Wealth Equiv. US$14.5 million in 2016;[1] #9 Forbes tap-earnin pirates[2]
Later wirk Lieutenant Govrenor o Jamaica

Sir Henry Morgan (Welsh: Harri Morgan, ca. 1635 – 25 August 1688) wis a Breetish privateer, buccaneer, an admiral o the Ryal Navy.[3][4][5]

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  1. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2017. 
  2. Woolsey, Matt (September 19, 2008). "Top-Earning Pirates". Forbes.com. Forbes Magazine. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  3. "True Caribbean Pirates" (2006); History International Documentary; retrieved 3 July 2011
  4. Stockton, Frank Richard (2006) [1898]. Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts. Echo Library. p. 59. ISBN 1-4068-3064-X. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  5. Cordingly, David (1996). Under the Black Flag. Random House. pp. 42–55. ISBN 0-15-600549-2.