Disney has done a great deal to influence our perception of a pirate and tell us what a pirate should, or should not be. The Dialect — They really speak like this, yes? Truth is… no. The exaggerated rrs and the catch-phrases we all associate with pirates originate not from history annals, but from Long John Silver, Did pirates have a brogue? In fact, most likely.
And it was also most likely a similar variation of the Cockney accent. If they were uneducated and typically poor, it would resemble more Eliza Doolittle. All Pirates Were Drunks — Um… well… yes and no.
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To examine this, water has to be considered. Finding potable water on board a ship was really hard.
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Which left them with cleaner, healthier rum, wine, whiskey, and alcohol in general. So yes, indeed, they drank a lot of spirits. Who really wants to die for drinking past 8 bells? So it stands to reason that while alcohol infused their daily lives, drinking was done in moderation aboard ship, with attention to sobriety. Five glasses consumed over a day, as opposed to five in an hour.
The real partying came when the ship was at port. Ahh… the romance of fiction.
Did pirates want gold? Well—do you? It involved the simple things needed for survival on a ship. Recall that spoiled water? This goes hand-in-hand with rotten food, tobacco, medicines, guns, ammunition, and things like canvas for battered sails. Ignoring the fact that most of what they stole were consumables, we can thank Treasure Island for this common misconception. Fact is, no legitimate treasure map has ever been found. Nothing exists to suggest they buried riches, and for men who partied hard in port—they spent what they acquired as fast as they could.
But he would do so in a place he could readily get to. Which nixes the idea of complex pirate maps.scafuterrihol.gq
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So, there you have it. A peek at the reality of pirates in the early s. Disney has given us great memories, but before you claim Sparrow as the epitome of pirate life, consider some of these more unromantic facts! Follow the tour — the more times you comment, the better your chances of winning! Complete schedule can be found here. Claire Ashgrove has been writing since her early teens and maintained the hobby for twenty years before deciding to leap into the professional world.
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But when she uncovers goodness in Cain's soul and he awakens passion in her heart, she must combat the chains of convention once more. India thought for sure amongst a bunch of pirates she should be scared, but instead she feels free and like she can be herself.
I liked them both right from the start and was pulling for them to find a way to stay together. Only this time India's not fighting society. She's battling a pirate bent on keeping her decency intact. Building on a background of fantasy game design, a fascination with history, and a lifetime love of books, award-winning author Claire Ashgrove brings to life action-filled, passionate journeys of the heart. Adding to these critically acclaimed romances, Claire's paranormal series, The Curse of the Templars Tor , marries the history of the Knights Templar with the chilling aspirations of the most unholy--a must-read for speculative fiction fans.
Chilling Rogers raised to the sky, they reign with fear, bound only to the wind, the brotherhood, and the ships they love. One tiny jeweled box strikes a gleam in their eyes. A golden trinket four rogue captains risk danger, capture, and even friendship to possess.
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