Caesar's Victory, The

DESCRIPTION: ""As was was sailing on the main, Well laded with great store of gain, We was in danger to be ta'en; FIve pirates' ships appeared." The crew of the "Caesar" resolve to fight, and succeed in beating off the pirates although one man is killed and seven hurt
AUTHOR: Words: unknown / Music: "Cannons Roar" by Christopher Fishburn
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (Firth); tune said to have been written 1683
KEYWORDS: pirate ship battle escape
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Oct 31, 1686 - The Caesar's five hour battle with pirated off St. Jago, according to Palmer-Sea
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-Sea 23, "The Caesar's Victory" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: PaSe023

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