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John Taylor
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John Taylor was a pirate during the Golden age of Piracy. He is in some texts refered to as Richard or George.


Date unknown
John Taylor was born. Unreferenced
1719-03-15 ca.
Kunta Kinteh Island
Davis took Saint James Castle 1
Ouidah, Benin
Three pirate ships came to Whydah 1300
Ouidah, Benin
Three pirate ships left Whydah 1300
"On the 24th of June sailed from Widdaw three Pirates:
Oliver LaBous In the Conrade, 130 men, 40 guns
Jeremiah Cocklin In the Bird, 110 men, 36 guns
Richard Taylor in the Heroine, 80 men, 40 guns" Richard Blincko
1719-08-01 ca.
Ouidah, Benin
La Buse and England met at Whydah harbor 1
La Buse encounters England near Whydah harbor.
1720-02-01 ca.
Guinea coast
The Heroine was taken by pirates 130
The battle with Cassandra 1
Mackra discovered two pirate ships entering the bay at 8 in the morning. One had 34 guns and the other 30 gun.
Cassandra was defeated 19
Mcrae made major damage to the Fancy, but was eventually defeated and fled into the jungle. The Cassandra lost 37 men, the pirates 90 or 100. After the battle the pirates had about 100 white men and 80 black on both ships.
1720-10-01 ca.
England took a Moors ship 11 12
At Bab-el-Mandeb (at the mouth of the Rea Sea) they took a rich Moors ship. Some of the women aboard had important fathers under the Great Mogul. They sank the Moor’s ship.
Fort Geriha
Brown spotted the Cassandra and Victory 18
A little before noon four strange sails were seen in the offing, which, before long, were made out to be the Madagascar pirates, with the Cassandra, Victory, and two prizes they had just taken. The sight of them struck Brown with terror. He directed his whole squadron to anchor off Gheriah.
Brown's squadron accidently ran into the priates 18
On both sides there was no willingness to fight. The pirates were at first seized with consternation at discovering their mistake; they had turned their prizes adrift after throwing their sails overboard, and, with only three hundred men for their joint crews, forty of them negroes, were not strong enough to engage the Bombay squadron. But England was a man who preferred fighting to running, so putting a bold face on the matter, the Cassandra ran through the fleet, firing into the Victory, the Chandos, and the Phram. The Chandos, which was towing the Phram, at once cast it loose.
Phram was destructed 18
The Phram was burnt, not to get into the hands of the pirates.
The Elizabeth was taken by pirates 18
1721-04-15 ca.
Lasinby was released 18 21
Lasinby was released (“after seven months as prisoner”). He was put ashore on Bourbon
1721-04-15 ca.
Pirates attack Fort Lagoa 39
Pirates attack Fort Lagoa.
Saint Denis, Reunion
Nossa Senhora do Cabo was taken by pirates 88
La Buse (Le Victorieux, 36 guns, 200 men) and Seagar (Fancy, 38 guns, 280 men) takes the Nossa Senhora do Cabo at Saint Denis, Bourbon.
Duchess de Noailles was captured by pirates 10
Duchess de Noailles was captured and burned by La Buse and Taylor, while she was waiting for the king who had gone to war to get more slaves. The date is indicated by La Butte on board the Duchess de Noailles.
The pirates left Bombetoke 39 40
The pirates left Bombetoke. The Dutch settlers were marooned. 22 men were left on Madagascar. Among these were the skipper Martin Kleinhengst, the helmsman, Bucqoy, two carpenters and seamen, Norwegian, and Danish. There was also a boy called Jacob van der Leiden
1723-01-01 ca.
Cape Town
The Cassandra rounded the Cape Unreferenced
Isla Piñeros
Taylor applied for pardon to the governor of Jamai 31
1723-04-20 ca.
Taylor applied for pardon 31
Date unknown
John Taylor died. Unreferenced
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