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Captian Kidd

The notorious Scottish Pirate Captain Kidd who was tried and executed of piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean 1701. Captain Kidd was hanged in a public execution on the 23 May 1701 at Execution Dock Wapping London. Captain Kidd body was gibbeted over the River Thames at Tibury Point as a warning to any future would be pirates for three years. Captain Kidd name roles on and is the name of a pub in Wapping East London near where he was Executed.

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