Mary Read

Early Days

Born in London

Child of an affair

Mother dressed her up as a boy to get money

How Career Began

SIgned up to sail abroad a Dutch ship

Ship was taken by pirates and she was forced to join them

Still thought she was a male

Last Place Seen

died in prison, unsure of where her baby is burried

Physical Description

born a woman but her mother dressed her up like a boy to get money so most people thought of her as a man and she got in trouble when she revieled her identity


work as soldier and sailor

operated an inn called "The Three Horseshoes"

Known for

having females being pirates

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