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David Cordingly

Dr David Cordingly

Dr David Cordingly was Keeper of Pictures at the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. He read history at Oxford, has a doctorate from Sussex University, and has written a number of best-selling books on maritime subjects. His latest book is Spanish Gold: Captain Woodes Rogers and the Pirates of the Caribbean. He has been a teacher in Jamaica and was consultant for the Pirates of Nassau museum in the Bahamas. He has appeared on camera in several documentary programmes for the BBC and the History Channel, and was historical adviser for the first of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.