Admiral Sir Henry Morgan (Harri Morgan in Welsh; ca. 1635 – 25 August 1688) was an Admiral of the British Royal Navy, a privateer, and a pirate who made a name for himself during activities in the Caribbean, primarily raiding Spanish settlements. He was one of the most notorious and successful privateers in history, and one of the most ruthless who worked in the Spanish Main.
Read more about Henry Morgan: Early Life, Career Under Mansvelt, Puerto Principe: First Independent Command, Attack On Porto Bello, Cartagena Raid, Maracaibo and Gibraltar Raids, Burning of Panama and The Loss of English Support, Retirement, Discovery of Ship
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