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Henry Avery was born #onthisday 23rd August 1659 A.D. and died 1699 A.D.
He was an English Pirate who operated in the regions of the Indian and Atlantic oceans during the mid-1690s A.D.
Henry had various different names throughout his life such as Benjamin Bridgeman and well known name as Long Ben by his Crewman and associates.
He was able to earn his infamy by becoming one of the few pirates as Captain to retire with his loot without being arrested and killed in battle, he was also remembered for organising one of the most profitable pirate heists in history.
Avery’s career as a pirate was only for two years, many people capture his eye in many works of literature and inspire other people to be a pirate….

 

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