Female Pirates

The following is a list of the known female pirates and privateers. If there is more information on a specific woman, a link is attached. If you know of others to be added please contact me. 

Here are a couple of new ones.


Female pirates and privateers

Name
Time Period
Location
Queen Teuta
232 BC to 228 BC
Adriatic Sea
Sela
420 AD
A Viking Princess
Hetha
around 704 AD
Nordic Sea
Wigbiorg
around 704 AD
Nordic Sea
Wisna
around 704 AD
Nordic Sea
Alvilda (aka AElfhild, Alwilda, Alfhild)
Anywhere from 5th - 12th century
Sweden
Ladgerda
870 AD
A Viking
mid-1300s
France England
Jeanne de Clisson
1343
Fought with the British against the French for Brittany's independence.  Nicknamed: "The Lioness of Brittany"
Jeanne de Montfort
1343
Fought with the British against the French for Brittany's independence.  Nicknamed: "The Flame"
Grace O'Malley, a.k.a.Granuaile, Grana Weil, Graun'ya Uaile, "Queen of the West"
1500s
Atlantic Ocean :Ireland . Commanded three galleys and hundreds of men. Flew the White Seahorse aboard her ship the Moytura. Sailed up the Thames to see Queen Elizabeth.
1530-1570
Atlantic : Great Britian
late 1500s
England
Mrs. Peter Lambert
late 1500s
Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Elizabetha Patrickson
1634
   
1640s
England
18th century
England Americas ,France
1720
Caribbean
1720
Caribbean
Mary Harley (or Harvey) alias Mary Farlee
1726
Americas
Mary Crickett (or Crichett)
1728/1729
colony of Virginia
Rachel Wall (Scmidt)
1780s
Boston ,Massachusetts
Anonymous female commander of French privateer LA BAUGOURT
1805
France
Catherine Hagerty
1806
Australia New Zealand
Margaret Jordan
1809
Canada
1800s
South China Sea
Mary Lovell
19th Century
Pacific/Asian waters
late 1800s
Canada
Honcho Lo and Wong
1921
China
Lai Sho Sz'en (Lai Choi San)
1922-1939
South China Sea
P'en Ch'ih Ch'iko
1936
 Led 1000 pirates
Huang P'ei-mei
1937 - 1950s
 Leader of 50,000 pirates

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