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How common was it for a pirates to walk the plank? Was there a lot of rum? And were relationships allowed on ships?

Kate is joined by Rebecca Simon, author of 'The Pirate's Code' to find out about the codes that pirates had to live by.

Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Joseph Knight.

Betwixt the Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society. A podcast by History Hit.

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