The First International Man Hunt — Henry Every Alias Black Beard

Henry Every’s loot of Ganj-i-Sawai, the Mughal flagship, outraged the British, who declared him an enemy of humanity.

Henry Every. Source — https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/af/Every.JPG/800px-Every.JPG

The great Mughals were the rulers of the vast empire in India. They had much influence on the land. When it came to the sea, their power is close to nil. Mughal…

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