Pirates (English corsairs or privateers) as opposed to the pirates who had the goal of their own interests, the name for the sea robbers who were in the service of the state. Piracy have been used by many countries and kingdoms for centuries. Pirates may have been pirates or armed civilian owners of ships. For their attacks were given so-called Royal aka Pirate letter (eng. Letter of Marque) that they allow attacks on merchant and warships of the country, which is currently at war with the country which issued Pirate letter.
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