Scottish Pirate Ballads

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This is a set of 3 Replica Broadside Ballads from Scotland containing references to Pirates.

Broadside Ballads were sold on the streets in the 17th century onwards and contained popular songs and poems from the theatres and drinking establishments of the day.

The first broadside is from 1704 and is a song relating the account of the taking of a French Privateer ship and crew by a Captain Gordon

The next two are songs concerning the trial and execution of a Captain Thomas Green and his crew for the crimes of piracy and murder.

The Documents are printed on period paper to give them an authentic feel.

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