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22nd May '17 12:39:31 AM foxley
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%%* ''Film/TheSeaHawk''

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%%* ''Film/TheSeaHawk''* ''Film/TheSeaHawk'' stars Errol Flynn as an English privateer who defends his nation's interests on the eve of the Spanish Armada.
21st May '17 9:34:23 PM maxwellsilver
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* ''Film/TheSeaHawk''

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* %%* ''Film/TheSeaHawk''
1st Apr '17 11:14:25 PM billybobfred
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** After the 9/11 terrorist attacks Congressman Ron Paul proposed that the best response would be to issue Letters of Marque to PrivateMilitaryContractors, permitting them to go after Bin Laden and his henchmen in exchange for a sizable bounty. We'll never know if this would have worked, since Congress decided against issuing the Letters of Marque [[DeadpanSnarker for some reason.]]

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** After the 9/11 terrorist attacks Congressman Ron Paul proposed that the best response would be to issue Letters of Marque to PrivateMilitaryContractors, permitting them to go after Bin Laden and his henchmen in exchange for a sizable bounty. We'll never know if this would have worked, since Congress decided against issuing the Letters of Marque [[DeadpanSnarker for some ''some'' reason.]]
1st Apr '17 9:32:36 AM Korval
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Compare and contrast with PrivateMilitaryContractors. Do not confuse with ''VideoGame/{{Privateer}}'', a SpinOff of the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' games.

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Compare and contrast with PrivateMilitaryContractors. Do not confuse with ''VideoGame/{{Privateer}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Wing Commander Privateer}}'', a SpinOff of the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' games.
21st Mar '17 8:10:27 PM AnOrangePeon
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** His grandson, Ratonhnhaké:ton (aka Connor) of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII'', also worked as a privateer on occasions on the side of the Colonies during the American Revolution.
12th Mar '17 6:24:50 PM Saber15
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* In ''Literature/Temeraire'', Lawrence and Temeraire consider becoming ''aerial'' privateers when ReassignedToAntarctica in the Australian colony. Lawrence notes that Napoleon's merchant marine wouldn't have a snowball's chance in hell against a [[DragonRiders privateer guiding a heavy-weight dragon]].

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* In ''Literature/Temeraire'', ''Literature/{{Temeraire}}'', Lawrence and Temeraire consider becoming ''aerial'' privateers when ReassignedToAntarctica in the Australian colony. Lawrence notes that Napoleon's merchant marine wouldn't have a snowball's chance in hell against a [[DragonRiders [[DragonRider privateer guiding a heavy-weight dragon]].
12th Mar '17 6:24:28 PM Saber15
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* In ''Literature/Temeraire'', Lawrence and Temeraire consider becoming ''aerial'' privateers when ReassignedToAntarctica in the Australian colony. Lawrence notes that Napoleon's merchant marine wouldn't have a snowball's chance in hell against a [[DragonRiders privateer guiding a heavy-weight dragon]].
21st Feb '17 8:15:37 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', the Foxes are corsairs in service of the Nubrevnan crown, hunting down ships carrying food supplies, as nobody's willing to trade with Nubrevna.
28th Jan '17 5:18:09 AM foxley
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* Edward Kenway of ''AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' started out as a privateer for England, but quickly turned pirate when peace broke out.

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* Edward Kenway of ''AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' started out as a privateer for England, but quickly turned pirate when peace broke out.
28th Jan '17 1:23:20 AM AnnoNimus
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* Edward Kenway of ''AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' started out as a privateer for England, but quickly turned pirate when peace broke out.
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