Welcome aboard Captain Blackbeard!
Prior to becoming a captain, Blackbeard went by his own name, Edward Teach (also called Thatch), and had not cultivated the ferocious image we now associate with him.
But by 1717, he grew a long scraggly beard and had become the icon that we know today...
Ready for a new fight? Join the new brotherhood by proudly wearing the new Assassin's Creed IV - Black Flag Announcement T-Shirt.