What Do You Call A Girl Pirate?.

Pirate is used for males and females. Most pirates have been men, but there are a few women who have proved tough enough to be called pirate. The most well-known female pirates were Anne Bonney and Mary Read. Anne Bonney eloped with a Pirate captain, became pregnant, and was sent ashore to deliver. After the birth, she returned to the sea. Mary Read was raised as a boy so her mother could get money from her father's family. After marriage to a man resulted in widowship, Mary became a pirate as a man.
Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012 at 01:01AM EST