Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for QUEEN ANNE'S REVENGE (ship)--see also LA CONCORDE
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This biographical account of Blackbeard chiefly focused on fantastical details of his death and life, which helped to assure his prominent place in pirate history.
A history of Blackbeard’s flagship included its beginnings in France and circumstances of its end, in what was Topsail Inlet.
When it comes to Blackbeard, Moore’s examination of documents compiled over the centuries reveal the task of truth-finding’s complexity. This comes from the lure of the myth as much as the mixture of facts and falsehoods since 1716, the date of the earliest known source mentioning Captain Edward Thatch.
A tale many times told is likely to cite Queen Anne’s Revenge as the ship’s name, less so to note its French origins. Kenney-Watkins adds another layer of truth to the tale by including its relatively unknown African history in her discussion of conservation efforts begun in 1996.
The site history, chiefly covered between 1996 to 2015, included analyses of the vessel and material remains. Represented in text, tables and maps, Morris revealed how the Queen Anne’s Revenge and artifacts were recovered and being conserved.