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Bartholomew Roberts   /bɑrθˈɑləmjˌu rˈɑbərts/   Listen
Bartholomew Roberts

A Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722).  Synonym: Roberts.

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"Bartholomew Roberts" Quotes from Famous Books

... sea; the farmer grumbling at the loss of so many turnips; the captain of the weird vessel acknowledging the justice of the claim and tossing a great gold brooch to the landlord by way of satisfying the debt; the deplorable fact that all the decent village ghosts learned to riot with Captain Bartholomew Roberts; the visit of the parson and his godly admonitions to the Captain on the evil work he was doing; mere craziness, you ...
— The Ghost Ship • Richard Middleton

Words linked to "Bartholomew Roberts" :   pirate, sea rover, sea robber, buccaneer, Roberts

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