This Day in History Entry #145

November 22nd, 2011 by Wordsman

By his enemies, Edward was feared
But his sailors, they say, volunteered
To go lie, cheat, and rob
‘Til a hero named Bob
Brought an end to the mighty Blackbeard

Event: Lieutenant Robert Maynard kills the pirate Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard
Year: 1718
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