The Trial of Captain Kidd


20-10-2021 • 54 minutos

He sailed the seas in search of pirates, but the world that he thought supported him, would turn against him - branding him a pirate instead. This episode examines the trial and aftermath of Scottish born pirate Captain William Kidd. Was he a notorious villain, or victim of a villainous elite?

Interviews with:

  • Richard Zacks: Author of Pirate Hunter
  • Dr David Wilson: Historian at Strathclyde University
  • Noel Young: Journalist and founder of
  • Alex Barker: Author and Captain of the Be More Pirate movement.

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