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By Michael Newton

Geared up crime has performed an important social function in cultures around the globe. this can be the 1st e-book to set up a timeline of world prepared illegal activity, which spans 8 millennia. Entries are prepared chronologically and signify many aspects of the legal underground, together with the start of significant gamers in crime in addition to police officers, the invention or invention of substances and guns, the production of legislation enforcement organisations, and the passage of statutes correct to the keep watch over of illegal activity. A commonly priceless exam of geared up crime, this ebook encompasses all countries, races, religions and political philosophies.

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A pirate force led by François Grognier and a Captain Townley occupy Granada, Nicaragua. March 31: Captain Charles Swan, allegedly forced into piracy by his own crew, sails from Cabo Corrientes, Mexico, to raid Spanish shipping from the Philippines. April: Michel de Grammont is last seen sailing off St. Augustine, Fla. His ship is later reported lost in a storm, with all hands. May 16: William Dampier’s mutinous crew maroons him with seven others on one of the Nicobar Islands, in the Indian Ocean.

1650 Pirates from Tortuga sack the town of Santiago de los Caballeros, Santo Domingo (the present-day Dominican Republic). British privateer Brown Bushell faces trial for piracy and for his role in the 1642 surrender of Scarborough, North Yorkshire, to Queen Consort Henrietta Maria (1609–69) during England’s civil war. April 1: Captain Thomas Lassells captures Captain Joseph Constant and his 30-man pirate crew off the coast of Yorkshire, England. 1651 August: Future pirate and explorer William Dampier born in East Coker, Somerset, England.

Augustine, Fla. April: Pirates under John Cook capture two French ships in the Caribbean and sail for Virginia with their prizes. May: Jean Hamlin’s pirates capture Dutch and English ships off the coast of Sierra Leone, before returning to the Caribbean. 1684 • 1686 May 17–18: Pirates Laurens de Graaf and Nicholas van Hoorn sack Veracruz, Mexico, then quarrel over the spoils, leaving van Hoorn with a wrist wound that turns gangrenous and claims his life two weeks later. June 24: Dutch pirate Nicholas van Hoorn dies near Veracruz, Mexico, from a wound received in a duel with Laurens de Graaf.

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