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View of Tortuga

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This drawing, from the 17th century, depicts the island of Tortuga as it would have appeared during the heyday of the "Brethren of the Coast." 

That loosely formed association of pirates/privateers/buccaneers also had a code of conduct known as "Custom of the Coast."

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Media Credits

17th-century drawing, described above, online courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

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