The Real Pirates Of The Caribbean

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The latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie is set to hit our screen soon, and while the Disney franchise shows us a humorous fictional depiction of life as a pirate, there were, in fact, real pirates who were infamous back in their day!

With that in mind, we’ve done a little bit of research into legends of the swashbucklers who used to rule the seas, to bring you this infographic on the real pirates who inspired the entertaining stories we see today! Read on to find out what the life of a pirate was like.