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The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates

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In June 1631 pirates from Algiers and armed troops of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, led by the notorious pirate captain Morat Rais, stormed ashore at the little harbour village of Baltimore in West Cork. They captured almost all the villagers and bore them away to a life of slavery in North Africa. The prisoners were destined for a variety of fates -- some would live out their days chained to the oars as galley slaves, while others would spend long years in the scented seclusion of the harem or within the walls of the Sultan ...

The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates 2008, O'Brien Press Ltd, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9781847171047

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The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates 2006, O'Brien Press Ltd, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9780862789558

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