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1670s In Piracy

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1670s In Piracy

See also: list of 'years of Piracy'.

Contents

  • Events 1
    • 1670 1.1
  • Deaths 2
  • References 3

Events

1670

  • John Wentworth is appointed colonial governor of Nassau.[1]
  • June - After the signing of the Treaty of Madrid, in which Great Britain agrees to cease its privateering activities against Spain, ending British support for buccaneering raids against the Spanish. Local colonial governors such as Thomas Modyford of Jamaica reluctantly cease issuing "letters of marque".[2]
  • December - In spite of a direct order from Thomas Modyford not to engage in hostilities against the Spanish, Captain isthmus of Panama to attack Panama City within several weeks.[4]

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Nothcroft, G.J.H. Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama. Nassau: Nassau Guardian, 1902. (pg. 276)
  2. ^ Konstam, Angus. Pirates: Predators of the Seas. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2007. (pg. 71) ISBN 1-60239-035-5
  3. ^ Lane, Kris E. Pillaging the Empire: Piracy in the Americas - 1500-1750. London: M.E. Sharp, 1998. (pg. 117) ISBN 0-7656-0256-3
  4. ^ Katzman, Patricia. Panama Adventure Guide. Edison, New Jersey: Hunter Publishing, 2004. (pg. 52) ISBN 1-58843-368-4
  5. ^ Rogozinski, Jan. Pirates!: Brigands, Buccaneers, and Privateers in Fact, Fiction, and Legend. New York: Da Capo Press, 1996. (pg. 291) ISBN 0-306-80722-X
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