Here be info on a goodly number of scurvy pirates who sailed the seven seas. Although there be many more, me hearty, famous and unknown, because these dirty sea dogs ruled the seas for many years.
They would attack ships on the open seas while sailing their pirate ships and flying the Jolly Roger flag
with its distinctive skull & crossbones motif. They'd scare other sailors, chase their ships, kidnap people and steal money and gold (and anything else worth taking).
But rather than keep all the treasure they stole with them (where it might be found and taken back), they'd often bury it in caves or on deserted desert islands and come back to it later.
Still, to discover more about these famous pirates and their illegal antics read on, me hearty, read on...