Bartholomew Roberts

Bartholomew Roberts
1682 - 1722
Bartholomew Roberts  Welsh Criminal
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Welsh Criminal Bartholomew Roberts was born John Roberts on 17th May, 1682 in Casnewydd Bach, near Puncheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales and passed away on 10th Feb 1722 At sea off of Cape Lopez, Gabon aged 39. He is most remembered for Welsh pirate who raided ships off the Americas and West Africa between 1719 and 1722. The most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy as measured by vessels captured.. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Bartholomew Roberts is a member of the following lists: People from Pembrokeshire, People who died at sea and Deaths by firearm.

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First Name Bartholomew
Last Name Roberts
Full Name at Birth John Roberts
Alternative Name John Roberts, Black Bart, Barti Ddu, Captain Bartholomew Roberts, Capt. Bartholomew Roberts
Birthday 17th May, 1682
Birthplace Casnewydd Bach, near Puncheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Died 10th February, 1722
Place of Death At sea off of Cape Lopez, Gabon
Cause of Death Injuries of a battle
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Text Pirate
Occupation Criminal
Claim to Fame Welsh pirate who raided ships off the Americas and West Africa between 1719 and 1722. The most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy as measured by vessels captured.
Year(s) Active 1719 - 1722, 1719–1722

Bartholomew Roberts (17 May 1682 – 10 February 1722), born John Roberts, was a Welsh pirate who raided ships off the Americas and West Africa between 1719 and 1722. He was the most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy as measured by vessels captured, taking over 400 prizes in his career. He is also known as Black Bart (Welsh: Barti Ddu), but this name was never used in his lifetime.

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