Bonnet was a wealthy English landowner before he decided to turn to piracy in the early 18th century. He usually attached ships in the Caribbean Seas and the Atlantic Ocean. Because of his former status as a high-ranking member of society, he was sometimes referred to as “The Gentleman Pirate”. His Jolly Roger had a skull and a single bone underneath it with a knife (violence) on one side and a heart (life) on the other; it was meant to represent the scale of pirate justice.
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