Girls, too, love piracy. Lil’ girls love pirate shows and want to become pirates. They want to dress up like pirates. If your lil’ one love pirates, Pretty Pirates Party Supplies would make her birthday special. Pretty Pirates Party Supplies are not available in all stores, but you can order them online. We’ve got the greatest collection of Pretty Pirates Party Supplies on this website. Just select the required Pretty Pirates Party Pack and order.
Pretty Pirates Party Supplies – The Background
While piracy was an occupation or activity that had been dominated by males, throughout the history there have been pretty pirates (female pirates) as well. Little girls, just like little boys, love pirate characters, television series and movies. They are fascinated with pirate characters. Film series like Pirates of the Caribbean and television serials like Jake and the Never Land Pirates are popular among girls and boys alike. Pretty Pirates Party Supplies are based on these pretty female pirates.
The earliest female pirate was Ch’iao K’uo Füü Jëën. This Chinese pretty pirate was active during 600 B.C. No evidence is available about her existence, so she might be a mythical character.
Queen Teuta of Illyria was active in Adriatic Sea during 232 B.C. to 228 B.C. Teuta was from Illyria.
Rusila was a Norwegian lady pirate. It is now know during which period she was active, but she fought against Thrond, her brother. They both wanted to acquire the thrones of both Denmark and Norway. Rusila might be a fictional character. Her deeds have been recorded in History of the Danes (Saxo Grammaticus’ Gesta Danorum) whereas Johannes Steenstrup has linked her to Red Maid (Ingean Ruadh) of Irish folklore.
Stikla was also a Norwegian lady pirate. She was sister of Rusila who became a pirate to avoid her marriage. Her acts have been recorded in the Gesta Danorum.
Princess Sela was a Norwegian lady pirate who was active during 420 A.D. She was the sister of Koller, the king of Norway. Horwendil was the King of Jutland, but he loved piracy so much that he gave up the throne and became a pirate. Koller thought that it would be a nice deed to kill the pirate and so he sailed in the search of the pirate fleet but got killed by Horwendil. Because Sela, too, was an experienced pirate and a skilled warrior so Horwendil had to later kill Sela too to end the war. The tale of Sela is recorded in the Gesta Danorum.
Alvid was also a Norwegian female pirate who was the leader of a group that contained of male and female pirates. Her story is also recorded in Saxo Grammaticus’ Gesta Danorum.
Wigbiorg, Hetha and Wisna, all the three were active in 8th century A.D. As per the Gesta Danorum, these Norwegian pretty pirates were sea captains. Hetha went on to become the queen of Zealand, Wisna lost one of her hand in a duel and Wigbiorg died in battle.
Alfhild was a Swedish female pirate who was active post 850 A.D. She has been referred to by many names like, Ælfhild, Alwilda, Alvilda and Awilda. Her existence is often disputed and may times, she is wrongly dated to the 5th century.
Ladgerda was active during 870 A.D. It is said that Ladgerda was the inspiration for Hermintrude in Hamlet written by Shakespeare.
Æthelflæd (872–918) is considered as the first English lady pirate. She was active during 911-918. She was the eldest daughter of Alfred the Great of England. After the death of her husband in battle against the Danes in 911 she became the military leader of the Anglo-Saxons. She took the command of the fleets to free the seas from the Viking raiders.
Jeanne-Louise de Belleville was a french pretty pirate who was active during 1343-1356. Also known as “Lioness of Brittany”, she became a pirate to avenge the execution of her husband and used to attack only French vessels.
Gráinne Ní Mháille (1530-1603) was also known as Gráinne Mhaol, Granuaile, Grace O’Malley and “The Sea Queen of Connaught”. Apart from being a pirate in 16th century Ireland, she was also Queen of Umaill and chieftain of the Ó Máille clan. In the 16th century Irish history, she a historical figure and in Irish folklore she is an important figure. Historian Anne Chambers has written biographies of her.
Sayyida al Hurra was a Moroccan pretty pirate who was active during 1510-1542. Her full name was Sayyida al-Hurra ibn Banu Rashid al-Mandri al-Wattasi Hakima Tatwan. She had allied with Barbaros of Algiers, the Turkish corsair and while Barbaros controlled the eastern Mediterranean sea, she controlled the western Mediterranean Sea. She later married Ahmed al-Wattasi, the King of Morocco, but refused to leave Tétouan.
Lady Mary Killigrew was an English pretty pirate who was active during 1530-1570. She was daughter of a former Suffolk pirate and wife of a former pirate. Queen Elizabeth I had made her husband, Sir Henry Killigrew, a Vice-Admiral and ordered him to suppress piracy. But when her husband used to be away she engaged in piracy with the help of the staff of her castle. Later, she was arrested. After serving her term in jail, she started fencing stolen goods until her death.
Lady Elizabeth Killigrew was also an English pretty pirate who was active during 1570s-1582. She lived with her husband, Sir John, in Pendennis Castle in Falmouth Harbour. When a Spanish ship, the Marie of San Sebastian, took refuge in Falmouth harbour due to a storm, she led an attack on the ship. She, later, fenced the proceeds. She was arrested and sentenced to death, but later, she was pardoned.
Elizabetha Patrickson was an English pretty pirate who was active during 1634.
Jacquotte Delahaye was a Caribbean pirate who was active during 1650s-1660s. She was also called “Back from the Dead Red” because of her red hair and because she was hiding dressed as a man for several years after faking her own death and then returned to piracy.
Anne Dieu-le-Veut was a French pretty pirate who was active during 1660s-1704. She was also known as Marie-Anne and Marianne. She was a Caribbean pirate who, after Tortuga was closed down, based in Mississippi. She was married to a pirate and when Laurens de Graaf killed her husband in 1683, she challenged him to a duel, but he refused and thus she became his common law wife. She later fought by his side and shared command.
Pretty Pirates Party Supplies – The Options
You may select Basic Party Pack from our Pretty Pirates Party Supplies which includes all the stuff you need for 8 guests. Or you may go with the Deluxe Party Pack from our Pretty Pirates Party Supplies that has much more items than the Pretty Pirates Basic Pack. The Pretty Pirates deluxe pack is also for 8 guests. If you need favor boxes as well, I would suggest you to choose the combination of Deluxe Party Pack & 8 Favor Boxes from our Pretty Pirates Party Supplies as it would cost you much more if you purchase them separately. If you think that the number of guests may exceed 8 you should consider Pretty Pirates Party Pack Add-On as it contains extra items for the extra guests. You may order Pretty Pirates Party Favor Boxes separately as well.
I’ve personally used Pretty Pirates Party Supplies for my kid’s birthday and through my personal experience I would recommend it to all Pretty Pirates fans. Pretty Pirates Party Supplies are the best choice for the grand day of your lil’ pretty pirate.