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The detail of cannons focused on in this article was markings, which revealed information such as their size, weight, ownership, and origin. The importance of cannons can also be inferred by the estimated number of this weapon on board the Queen Anne’s Revenge, between 3-40.
A signet ring found in the Outer Banks in 1998 was believed to be made from gold and belong to people part of the Lost Colony. Reexamination two decades later concluded that the ring not made from this metal, nor was it associated with the Kendall family. Enhancing understanding of the ring’s believed place in early North Carolina history was a review of long believed information about the Lost Colony.
The fragment of text recovered told a shard of the story about the Golden Age of Piracy. More of this story can be found in aspects explored such as ships associated with Captain Woodes Rogers, his South Sea voyages, books on Queen Anne’s Revenge, and further historical research about Blackbeard’s flagship.