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Order to charge William Howard with piracy, 1718 Oct. 29.

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Abstract

Contains articles exhibited before His Majesty's Commissioners appointed under the great seal in pursuance of an act of Parliament entitled an act for the more effectual suppression of piracy against William Howard for piracy & robbery committed by him on the high seas. According to the articles, Howard associated himself with Edward Tack [Teach] in 1717 who fit out a sloop called Queen Anne's Revenge. Howard was accused of plundering the Sloop Betty of Virginia, the Sloop Robert of Philadelphia, and the Ship Concord which was afterwards denominated Queen Anne's Revenge.