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CLIP 13955

What was life like on board Blackbeard's pirate ship?

What was life like on board Blackbeard's pirate ship?
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Key Info
  • What was life like on board Blackbeard's pirate ship?
  • Duration: 01:31
  • A man plays the character of Blackbeard the famous pirate. Blackbeard takes you on a tour of his pirate ship, the Queen Anne's Revenge. He also shares facts about life on board. It shows what the pirates would eat, where they sleep, where they keep their booty and you can hear the music the pirates enjoyed. Blackbeard also shows where the pirates went to the toilet! Blackbeard also introduces you to some of his prisoners who were tied up below deck. Taken from the Horrible Histories, it makes the information more humorous and gives it a modern twist.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    Tudors: Tudor Life

  • Keywords: pirate, ship, Blackbeard, Tudors, food, music, sailors, booty, Queen Anne's Revenge, HorribleHistories
Ideas for use in class
  • To introduce the topic and as a starting point for a discussion about the life of pirates and the way pirates lived on board their ships. Links could be made to the Tudors and life on board a Tudor ship for the Tudor sailors. It could also be used to compare different styles of ship from the past to ships today.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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