A prequel to the (fictional) events of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". The series centres on a group of pirates operating out of Nassau in the Bahamas. We meet characters from history - Captain Charles Vane, Governor Woodes Rogers, Jack Rackham and Anne Bonny - plus characters from fiction - Captain Flint and, of course, Long John Silver.
War against the world
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Rupert Penry-Jones (Thomas Hamilton) portrayed Squire Trelawney in the TV movie "Treasure Island" the story of which serves as part of the inspiration for "Black Sails."(Mixing fact with fiction, the events of "Black Sails" serve as a prequel to "Treasure Island." ) See more
The information about socket bayonets is completely wrong. They were invented circa 1690, they were used at Waterloo and were certainly universal by 1880. See more
Composed and Conducted by Bear McCreary See more