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This acclaimed and widely published author has written several books on piracy, including The History of Pirates and Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate. He now works as a full-time author and historian, and lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Peter Dennis was born in Peter has since contributed to hundreds of books, predominantly on historical subjects, including many Osprey titles.
A keen wargamer and modelmaker, he is based in Nottinghamshire, UK. He also spent 18 years as the graphics editor of The Daily Telegraph, winning 19 awards in that time, including numerous UK Press Awards.
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