Dansekar the Dutchman

DESCRIPTION: "Sing we sea-men, now and then, Of Dansekar the Dutchman, Whose gallant mind hath won him great renown." His piracy has afflicted nations the world over. He and Captain Ward have caused much trouble. But they will be overthrown
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1609 (broadside, according to Frank)
KEYWORDS: pirate fight commerce
1611 - Hanging of Simon Danziker the pirate, according to Frank
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Frank-Pirate 10, "Dansekar the Dutchman" (1 text, #10 in the first edition)
Roud #V30470
cf. "Captain Ward and the Rainbow" [Child 287] (mention of Captain Ward)
File: Fran010

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