Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,837 / 214 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47
LoC Category: D
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 4,358
Added to site: 2005.12.01
mnybks.net#: 12019
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

s, was treated as if its inhabitants had committed a dreadful crime by being in possession of the wealth which the Spaniards desired for themselves.

Queen Isabella was greatly opposed to these cruel and unjust proceedings. She sent back to their native land the slaves which Columbus had shipped to Spain, and she gave positive orders that no more of the inhabitants were to be enslaved, and that they were all to be treated with moderation and kindness. But the Atlantic is a wide ocean, and Columbus, far away from his royal patron, paid little attention to her wishes and commands; without going further into the history of this period, we will simply mention the fact that it was on account of his alleged atrocities that Columbus was superseded in his command, and sent back in chains to Spain.

There was another noted personage of the sixteenth century who played the part of pirate in the new world, and thereby set a most shining example to the buccaneers of those regions. This was no other than Sir F

Reviews

Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2010.05.10
Jeff
**...

An historical account of piracy in the americas. The author is a bit flowery and verbose, but has a lot of interesting tidbits when he actually gets around to them.


SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts by Frank R. Stockton - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Moby Dick
by Herman Melville
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
True Blue
by W.H.G. Kingston
Billy Budd
by Herman Melville
Captain Blood
by Rafael Sabatini
Lord Jim
by Joseph Conrad
Across the Spanish Main
by Harry Collingwood
The Wreck of the Titan
by Morgan Robertson

See more popular titles from this genre.