William Kidd - Quotes

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My lord, I will tell you what the case was. I was coming up within a league of the Dutchman, and some of my men were making a mutiny about taking her, and my gunner told the people he could put the captain in a way to take the ship, and be safe. ---->>>

I would rather my soul broil in hell than I do you any harm. ---->>>

This ship was a league from us, and some of the men would have taken her, and I would not consent to it, and this Moore said I always hindered them making their fortunes. Was that not the reason I struck him? Was there a mutiny on board? ---->>>

I had no money nor friends to prepare for the trial till last night. ---->>>

If you will take her, you may take her, but if you go from aboard, you shall never come aboard again. ---->>>

I do not care so much for the death of my gunner, as for other passages of my voyage, for I have good friends in England that will bring me off for that. ---->>>

I desire to put off my trial as long as I can till I can get my evidence ready. ---->>>

I have been sworn against by perjured and wicked people. ---->>>

My lord, I have some matter of law relating to the indictment, and I desire counsel to speak to it. ---->>>


Nationality: Scottish
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland
Die: May 23, 1701
Occupation: Explorer

William Kidd, also Captain William Kidd or simply Captain Kidd (ca. 22 January 1654 – 23 May 1701) was a Scottish sailor who was tried and executed for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean. Some modern historians deem his piratical reputation unjust.(wikipedia)