Henry Morgan


Henry Morgan
noun
a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
Syn: ↑Morgan, ↑Sir Henry Morgan
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pirate, ↑buccaneer, ↑sea robber, ↑sea rover

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Henry Morgan [Henry Morgan]
(c. 1635–88) a Welsh sailor and ↑pirate who operated mainly in the ↑Caribbean. In 1671 he fought against the Spanish and in 1674 he captured Panama. The same year he was made a ↑knight.

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