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Lioness of Brittany: Jeanne de Clisson and Her Bloodthirsty Revenge

We recently talked about Stede Bonnet, a wealthy landowner who ditched it all for a life of piracy. Bonnet though was not the only aristocrat to turn his back on his life for a life plundering the high seas. Jeanne de Clisson is another noble-turned-pirate who got into the revenge business – upon her husband Olivier’s execution by the King of France.

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