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Henry Avery: the Pirate who made one big score

By February 26, 2013

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Henry Avery

Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. Henry Avery's pirating career lasted less than one year, and he only ever took a handful of ships. One of those ships, however, was the treasure ship of the Grand Moghul of India. Avery and his men made off with a king's ransom. They took their loot and sailed out of history and into legend!

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