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|title1 = Henry Morgan
 
|title1 = Henry Morgan
|image1 = Captain_Morgan.png
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|image1 = Captain_Morgan_in_Life.png
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|caption1 = Morgan's skull as found in 1942 by [[Donald Duck|Donald]], [[Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck]] in Morgan's cave hideout on [[Morgan's Island]].
 
 
|species = Human <small>(?)</small>
 
|species = Human <small>(?)</small>
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|death = 1669
|death = 1669|residence = [[Bucket o'Blood Sea Food Grotto|The Bucket o'Blood]] <small>(?)</small><br>[[Morgan's Island]]
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|residence = [[Bucket o'Blood Sea Food Grotto|The Bucket o'Blood]] <small>(?)</small><br>[[Morgan's Island]]
 
|first_seen = October of 1942
 
|first_seen = October of 1942
 
|in = ''[[Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold]]''
 
|in = ''[[Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold]]''
|index = '''''[[:Category:Henry Morgan stories]]'''''
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|index = '''''[[:Category:Henry Morgan stories|Henry Morgan stories]]'''''
 
}}'''Captain Henry Morgan''' was a man of unclear species, though most likely a human being.
 
}}'''Captain Henry Morgan''' was a man of unclear species, though most likely a human being.
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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One of the most infamous pirates of the 17th century, Captain Henry Morgan amassed a huge fortune which he took to a [[Morgan's Island|a desert island]] in 1669. He mapped the island out himself, hiding the only map in the [[Bucket o'Blood Sea Food Grotto|Bucket o'Blood]] inn in [[Duckburg]]. After returning to the island and burying his treasure, he dueled his treacherous first mate [[Jolly Roger (character)|Jolly Roger]] to the death, with Roger eventually getting the better of Morgan and stabbing him through the neck; however, Roger was unable to locate the treasure, which remained safely buried. The ghost of Morgan would later manifest to an [[Old Sailor|old sailor]], revealing the location of the map to him; the old sailor later passed the secret onto [[Yellow Beaks]], who located the treasure in 1942 with the help of [[Donald Duck]] and his [[Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck|nephews]].
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
Henry Morgan is mentioned throughout the 1942 story ''[[Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold]]'', adapted from a 1939 film project whose very title would originally have been ''[[Morgan's Ghost]]''.
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Henry Morgan is mentioned throughout the 1942 story ''[[Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold]]'', adapted from a 1939 film project whose very title would originally have been ''[[Morgan's Ghost]]''. As seen in the infobox, he was one potential character sketched out in concept art by [[Marc Davis]] for the ''[[Pirates of the Caribbean]]'' ride, but didn't make the cut. Nevertheless, a [[Henry Morgan (LIAR)|version]] of Henry Morgan in the [[LIAR Universe|alternative continuity]] of the [[Pirates of the Caribbean|''Pirates of the Caribbean'' film series]] later gave Morgan a major expanded role.
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Historically, [[wikipedia:Henry Morgan|Henry Morgan]] was actually a privateer, not a pirate, to the extent that he eventually became Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica; he is believed to have been born around 1635, and died on land of a mundane illness on the 25th of August, 1688 — far from the picturesque duel to the death with his (fictional) first mate [[Jolly Roger (character)|Jolly Roger]] recounted by [[Yellow Beak]] in ''[[Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold]]''.
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Captain_Morgan.png|Morgan's skull as found in 1942 by [[Donald Duck|Donald]], [[Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck]] in Morgan's cave hideout on [[Morgan's Island]] (in ''[[Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold]]''
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[[Category:Males]]
 
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Revision as of 20:46, 17 July 2020

Captain Henry Morgan was a man of unclear species, though most likely a human being.

Description

One of the most infamous pirates of the 17th century, Captain Henry Morgan amassed a huge fortune which he took to a a desert island in 1669. He mapped the island out himself, hiding the only map in the Bucket o'Blood inn in Duckburg. After returning to the island and burying his treasure, he dueled his treacherous first mate Jolly Roger to the death, with Roger eventually getting the better of Morgan and stabbing him through the neck; however, Roger was unable to locate the treasure, which remained safely buried. The ghost of Morgan would later manifest to an old sailor, revealing the location of the map to him; the old sailor later passed the secret onto Yellow Beaks, who located the treasure in 1942 with the help of Donald Duck and his nephews.

Behind the scenes

Henry Morgan is mentioned throughout the 1942 story Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold, adapted from a 1939 film project whose very title would originally have been Morgan's Ghost. As seen in the infobox, he was one potential character sketched out in concept art by Marc Davis for the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, but didn't make the cut. Nevertheless, a version of Henry Morgan in the alternative continuity of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series later gave Morgan a major expanded role.

Historically, Henry Morgan was actually a privateer, not a pirate, to the extent that he eventually became Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica; he is believed to have been born around 1635, and died on land of a mundane illness on the 25th of August, 1688 — far from the picturesque duel to the death with his (fictional) first mate Jolly Roger recounted by Yellow Beak in Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold.