Turkish Abductions
The Turkish Abductions (Icelandic: Tyrkjaránið) were a series of slave raids by Barbary pirates that took place in Iceland between June 20 – July 19, 1627. Pirates from Morocco and Algeria, under ...
Turkish Abductions - Wikipedia
Jan Janszoon
Jan Janszoon van Haarlem, commonly known as Murat Reis the younger (c. 1570 - c. 1641) was the first President and Grand Admiral of the Corsair Republic of Salé, Governor of Oualidia, and a Dutch Barb...
Jan Janszoon - Wikipedia
Ólafur Egilsson
Ólafur Egilsson (1564 – 1 March 1639) was an Icelandic Lutheran minister. In 1627, he was abducted along with his wife and two sons by Barbary Pirates under Ottoman Empire during their raid on V...
Guðríður Símonardóttir
Guðríður Símonardóttir (1598 – December 18, 1682) was an Icelandic woman who was one of 242 people abducted from the Westman Islands, Iceland in 1627 in a raid by Barbary pirates. These raids came to...
Guðríður Símonardóttir - Wikipedia
Republic of Salé
The Republic of Salé was a short-lived city state at the mouth of the Bou Regreg river, founded by Moriscos - descendants of Jews and Muslims who nominally converted to Christianity, but were expelle...
Republic of Salé - Wikipedia