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Cheng I Sao

Now this is a pirate queen.

Googling "women pirates" also found Anne Bonny and Mary Read from this list.

More on Cheng I Sao or Ching Shih, and others. 1500 ships in the Red Flag Fleet.

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heron61
Aug. 28th, 2007 08:35 pm (UTC)
Fascinating, I've studied Chinese history fairly extensively and never heard of her. She's one of the few (like Henry Morgan) who managed to actually retire. Thank muchly for the link.
zosimos
Aug. 29th, 2007 03:26 am (UTC)
Jumping Jesi on Pogo sticks
I have a new hero, she's quite the bad-ass.
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