Editors. "Captain Kidd battles pirates". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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Captain Kidd battles pirates (36 words)
Historical Context Note
In 1696, Captain William Kidd settled in America and was hired by the British to fight pirates and take booty. However, he himself became a pirate. He was subsequently arrested, sent to England, and then hanged in 1701.11114 Captain Kidd battles pirates 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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