Anne Bonny Research Paper

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Anne Bonny was born in County Cork, Ireland in the 1600s. She was the daughter of lawyer, William Cormac, and his housemaid. They moved to America after Anne's birth in the late 1600s and settled on a plantation near Charleston, South Carolina. Anne’s father dressed her like a boy and told people that she was the son of a relative so that her father wouldn’t get a bad reputation for having a child with his maid. Anne took on that role of being the boy, she hung out with boys and cussed just as much, maybe more. Anne was violent and was never disrespected by any man. Anne Bonny would win in a fight with a man any day. Anne’s father loved how strong willed Anne was, he knew for a fact that she would grow up and marry a nice, rich man. Anne

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