Chronology of Organized Crime Worldwide, 6000 B.C.E. to 2010 by Michael Newton

By Michael Newton

Geared up crime has performed an important social position in cultures around the globe. this is often the 1st publication to set up a timeline of world equipped criminality, which spans 8 millennia. Entries are prepared chronologically and characterize many points of the legal underground, together with the start of significant gamers in crime in addition to cops, the invention or invention of gear and guns, the production of legislation enforcement enterprises, and the passage of statutes appropriate to the keep watch over of criminality. A largely precious exam of prepared crime, this ebook encompasses all countries, races, religions and political philosophies.

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1635 Future English privateer and admiral Henry Morgan is born in the Welsh county of Monmouthshire. April: English pirate William Cobb captures an Indian vessel in the Red Sea, torturing its passengers and crew. 22 THE CHRONOLOGY 1636 William Rous receives a privateering commission and letter of marque from the Providence Island Company to raid Spanish shipping and settlements. He remains active in the Caribbean until 1645. May: A prisoner exchange between France and Holland liberate Dutch pirate Cornelis Jol.

The first carries 120 1718 barrels of flour bound for Havana; the next is a Bermudan sloop loaded with liquor; the last is a Portuguese vessel sailing from Madeira with a cargo of white whine. Summer: Barbados resident Stede Bonnet (1688–1718) turns to piracy following the breakup of his marriage. He ranges along the Eastern Seaboard of North America in a ship named Revenge, plundering other Barbadian vessels. , then beaches his own ship Wellfleet. Bellamy drowns with 143 crewmen, while two survivors are arrested.

December 15: Henry Morgan seizes Santa Catalina, in the Colombian Archipelago of San Andrés. December 27: Morgan attacks San Lorenzo, on the Caribbean coast of Panama, emerging victorious from a battle that kills 300 Spaniards and 100 buccaneers. 1671 Maryland grants farmers a bounty of one pound of tobacco for each pound of hemp produced. ” John Morris meets and kills Rivero before year’s end. January 16: Henry Morgan ascends the Chagress River with 1,500 pirates, to reach Panama City. Over the next four days, skirmishes with Spaniards stall Morgan’s advance, while his food and water run out.

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