Frequent question: Is the series Black Sails based on true events?

Is Black Sails based on true events?

Black Sails sets itself in circumstances where actual historical events and people mix together with fictional people and events. A significant part of the cast are fictional characters taken from Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. … The show producers only wished to give Black Sails a historical flavor.

Is Eleanor Guthrie a real person?

Not quite a historical figure in her own right, Eleanor and her father represent members of the Guthrie clan, a Scottish merchant family who lived near Nassau and made a fortune dealing with the pirates.

What do they drink in Black Sails?

John Silver and Flint share a drink of rum as they lead the Pirate Fleet in invading Nassau. Many pirates celebrate by drinking rum in the Tavern after they retake Nassau from the British.

What should I watch after Black Sails?

15 Shows To Watch If You Like Black Sails

  1. 1 The Borgias (2011-2013) There are actually two different versions of The Borgias drama series.
  2. 2 Reign (2013-2017) …
  3. 3 The Last Kingdom (2015-) …
  4. 4 Vikings (2013-2020) …
  5. 5 Crossbones (2014) …
  6. 6 Spartacus (2010-2013) …
  7. 7 Outlander (2014-) …
  8. 8 The Tudors (2007-2010) …
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