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Empire of blue water : Henry Morgan and the pirates who ruled the Caribbean waves

Author: Stephan Talty; David Bauckham
Publisher: Bath [England] : Oakhill Publishing, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henry Morgan, a twenty-year-old Welshman, arrived in the New World in 1655, hell-bent on making his fortune. Over the next three decades, his exploits in the Caribbean in the service of the English became legend. His daring attacks on the mighty Spanish Empire on land and sea changed the fates of kings and queens. His victories helped shape the destiny of the New World. Morgan gathered disaffected English and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry Morgan, Sir; Henry Morgan
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Talty; David Bauckham
ISBN: 9781846487606 1846487609
OCLC Number: 609463471
Notes: Oakhill Publishing: OCD 312.
Complete & unabridged.
Subtitle from cover.
Performer(s): Reader: David Bauckham.
Description: 10 audio discs (CD) (11 hr., 43 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Stephan Talty ; read by David Bauckham.

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Henry Morgan, a twenty-year-old Welshman, arrived in the New World in 1655, hell-bent on making his fortune. Over the next three decades, his exploits in the Caribbean in the service of the English became legend. His daring attacks on the mighty Spanish Empire on land and sea changed the fates of kings and queens. His victories helped shape the destiny of the New World. Morgan gathered disaffected English and European sailors and soldiers, hard-bitten adventurers, runaway slaves, cutthroats and sociopaths and turned them into the fiercest and most feared army in the Western Hemisphere.

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