Capt. Edward Teach [Edward Thatch: c. 1680 – 22 November 1718]; ‘Blackbeard’ The Pirate.
'A General History of the Lives and Adventures of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c. to which is added, a genuine account of the voyages and plunders of the most notorious pyrates. Interspersed with several diverting tales, and pleasant songs. And adorned with the Heads of the most remarkable Villains, curiously engraven on Copper.’
Johnson’s General History (London, England), c. 1736.