The History of Leith

November 13, 2013

Broadside regarding the piratical seizure of a French vessel

This crime report begins: ‘We have the following Account of a horrid Murder committed by Pirates on the Coast of Ireland, and how they threw the Crew over board.’ Four pirates, three named John Eustace or Philip Roch, Richard Neale and Francis Wise, seized a French vessel, mastered by Peter Tartoue, on the voyage from Cork, Ireland to Nantes, France. for more click here

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