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Pirate Execution sign
Object information





London Town Crier


Old Bailey
London Town Crier

Behind the scenes
First appearance

On Stranger Tides

Latest appearance

On Stranger Tides

"Pirate execution today! Watch him swing!"
London Town Crier[src]

The Pirate Execution sign was a notice of public executions of pirates, fellons and thieves that were to take place in the Old Bailey in London, England.


In 1750, sometime after this sign was made, it would be used by the man who served as the crier.

Behind the scenes


Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Note this portion of the Pirate Execution sign, "On this day in the 23rd year of His Majesty's Reign". On Stranger Tides, in which this sign is used, takes place during the reign of King George II. As real-world history revealed that King George took the throne in 1727. That would mean King George's 23rd year in the throne would be in 1750.

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