Lindley S. Butler

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Lindley S. Butler is the project historian of the Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project and is America's preeminent authority on piracy during the propriety period. He is the author of Pirates, Privateers, and Rebel Raiders of the Carolina Coast (UNC Press, 2000), and he plans on publishing his definitive history of the period next year.

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Spring 2011

Artifacts pulled from the wreck of Blackbeard's flagship Queen Anne's Revenge offer a glimpse into the bloody decades of the early 18th century, when pirates ruled the Carolina coast