The Most Wanted Outlaws in the World. Who doesn’t love a good pirate story? Pirate names are part of our lore: Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Bartholomew Roberts. They live in literature through Long John Silver and Billy Bones. Yet piracy has an ancient history. Julius Caesar was once captured by pirates! Take a tour through the history of sheltered anchorages and deserted beaches in search of ships flying the Jolly Roger.