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Tryal of Capt. William Kidd

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Kidd, reviled as a bloodthirsty pirate, was a Scottish-born minister's son who may actually have been innocent of piracy but was certainly hanged for it. Based on official admiralty records, this volume offers an astonishing glimpse into the world of 17th-century piracy, the English judicial system, and the dialogue from the actual trial.

Synopsis:

Kidd, reviled as a bloodthirsty pirate, was a Scottish-born minister's son who may actually have been innocent of piracy but was certainly hanged for it. Based on official admiralty records, this volume offers an astonishing glimpse into the world of 17th-century piracy, the English judicial system, and the dialogue from the actual trial.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486417301
Subtitle:
Piracy
Editor:
Seitz, Don Carlos
Editor:
Seitz, Don Carlos
Editor:
Seitz, Don C.
Author:
Seitz, Don C.
Author:
Seitz, Don Carlos
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Criminal Law
Subject:
Legal History
Subject:
Trials (Murder)
Subject:
England
Subject:
Trials
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Criminal Law - General
Subject:
Kidd, William
Subject:
Trials (Murder) -- England -- London.
Subject:
Law : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Series Volume:
no. 14
Publication Date:
20010328
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.69 lb

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Kidd, reviled as a bloodthirsty pirate, was a Scottish-born minister's son who may actually have been innocent of piracy but was certainly hanged for it. Based on official admiralty records, this volume offers an astonishing glimpse into the world of 17th-century piracy, the English judicial system, and the dialogue from the actual trial.
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