Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Cap'n Mavericks school of Piracy

Harrrrr Mateys

Cap'n Maverick the Pirate school of piracy is now up and running mateys every Wednesday Harrrrrrr. This school will teach ye mateys of pirate history, sailing, parts of the ship, duties of the crew, and everything else pirate Harrrrrrr.
Today yer Cap'n is going to teach ye mateys about Edward Teach Harrrrr.

Edward Teach nickname be Blackbeard Harrr.
He be one of the most feared pirates of all time Harrrrr.

He be called Blackbeard because he wove hemp in his beard and set it on fire to intimidate his enemies Harrrr.

He sailed on the Good ship Queen Anne's Revenge Harrrrr.
This be Blackbeard's Jolly Roger Harrrrr.
In May 1718 Blackbeard held up the port of Charleston SC for a week Harrrr.

Blackbeard was killed by the Royal Navy man called Lieutenant Robert Maynard in November 1718

Maynard hung Blackbeard's head on his sloop and dumped Blackbeard's body over board Harrr.

Legend has it that the headless corpse of Blackbeard swam around the sloop several times in defiance before it sank from sight
That is the story of Edward Teach Harrrrr.
We Salute you Cap'n Teach Harrrr.


the magic sleigh said...

Good job teaching Cap'n! I learned a lot. Arrrrroooooo!
From a Fellow Deck Paw,
Kira, The Florida Siberian

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With Khattledog said...

I hope there won't be a test at some point!


Khyra, The Pawsylvania Siberian

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Oh, this could be quite informative. Thanks, Cap'n. Just no pop quizzes.

Woos, the OP Pack

Lorenza said...

Hi, Mav!
Welcome to the Pirate lessons!
We are going to learn a lot about them!
Kisses and hugs

Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

Wow! What a story! Very exciting.


Anonymous said...

Hi Cap'n Maverick, sir! Wow, a pirate school - how cool! Blackbeard was quite an interesting pirate.


The Army of Four said...

Good job teaching us about Teach, Mav! (Ammy made me say that!)
Kind of scary story!!!
Play bows,

Jack & Moo said...

Arrrr, Cap'n Mav,
Cool history lesson. Blackbeard was one scary biped! We think we're gonna like Pirate School!

Woos & a-roos,
Star of the Seven Seas & Black Jack a-roo