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Howel Davis, adventurer linked to Milford Haven, West Wales

Howel Davis

Davis proved himself an enterprising and successful pirate chief, but preferred, whenever possible, to use strategy and cunning rather than force to gain his ends.

Connection: Born in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.

comment by:Cymruambyth
Known as "the Cavalier Prince of Pirates". "Davis was a man, too, by all accounts," said Silver. "I never sailed along of him; first with England then with Flint, that's my story; and now here on my own account, in a manner of speaking." Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson 1883.

Tags: Pembrokeshire, Milford Haven