How Did Blackbeard Get His Name?

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The English pirate, Edward Teach received his nickname, 'Blackbeard' due to his long and think black beard along with his fearful looks. He was an active pirate from 1716 until 1718.
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I think it had something to do with having a black beard. Although I could be wrong.
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Popular legend says that Blackbeard buried his treasure in the Isles of
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No. They don't even explain it. It's not a very well written film and that's one of the reasons for it (alongside the mermaids having no purpose)
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Balckbeard was killed by Lieutenant Robert Maynard and his crew who were ordered to by Governer Spotswood of Virginia. Shot 5 times and decapitated.
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