Oct 20, 2020
Jeremy Moss, Author
The Life and Trials of the Gentleman Pirate, Major Stede Bonnet

Chesapeake-native Jeremy Moss brings to life the golden age of piracy through the vivid life story of one of the least likely, yet most interesting, pirates, Major Stede Bonnet. Using his book, The Life and Tryals of the Gentleman Pirate, Major Stede Bonnet as a backdrop, Moss re-creates the life and times of some of history’s most famous pirates, including the infamous Blackbeard.

Awash with myth-busting history, Moss tells the story of the real pirates of the Caribbean, sharing accounts of their daily life, social issues, natural disasters, political intrigues, bloody battles, and, of course, buried treasure, walking the plank, flying the Jolly Roger, pirate-speak and much more, all while weaving in interesting connections to the history of Hampton Roads and tying in lessons-learned from the research, writing and publication process.