Blackbeard was born in 1680. He was a fierce pirate. He had a ship 33 meters long and 10 meters wide. Blackbeard had long pistols and the crew had swords. Blackbeard had 200 men in his crew. The crew had to work. Blackbeard had lots of treasure he was rich. He ate salted fish. Blackbeard washed his clothes in a bowl his clothes smelled.