This charcoal sketch by a KS1 pupil captures the character of the famous pirate Blackbeard perfectly. Blackbeard is the most famous pirate of all.
Facts about Blackbeard
- Blackbeard’s real name was Edward Teach.
- He was born in 1680 and died in 1718.
- His ship was called Queen Anne’s Revenge.
- He tied lit fuses in his hair and beard to frighten his enemies.
- Blackbeard’s flag depicted a skeleton spearing a heart whilst toasting the devil.
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