Original: Exquemelin, Alexandre (1684). The Buccaneers of America: A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coasts of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.
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About Henry Morgan
Henry Morgan’s origins may not have been known, but he remains in the books of history as one of the most famous privateers of all time. He was stationed in Jamaica’s Port Royal, from where he went on looting expeditions. He was known to have invested the money he made from raiding settlements and ships within the Spanish Main in sugar plantations. Other places he later attacked included Panama City, Gibraltar, Puerto Principe and Porto Bello.
He was married to Mary Elizabeth. The couple never had any children.
Because of his sugar plantations, he subsequently became the owner of a large number of African slaves who worked on his plantations. Later on, he was appointed a Knight Bachelor by Charles II of England. He also became a Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica.
He died on August 25, 1688, in Jamaica.
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Henry Morgan's Popularity
Henry Morgan was a famous Welsh privateer, who was born on March 31, 1635. As a person born on this date, Henry Morgan is listed in our database as the 59th most popular celebrity for the day (March 31).
People born on March 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Henry Morgan is the 2389th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Henry Morgan's birthday, Henry Morgan is the 100th most famous Welsh.
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