Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, was a notorious English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the coast of what were the North American colonies.
Although he tried to go straight, taking the king’s pardon, marrying, and laying low for a while. It seemed that pirating ways were just too appealing - and in the end he went back to them.
After a particularly notrious several day pirate party hosted by Teach in the Outer Banks, the colonial authorities decided that enough was enough, and arranged for the navy to seek him out and kill him.
He died, after a spirited resistance, on Ocracoke island. But his memory is kept alive in this tasteful museum… Where his final stand has been modeled in - Playmobil…?