Infamous Pirates > George Anson
He was a British officer and his most famous exploits were after the Golden Age of Piracy but he took a Spanish treasure galleon, taking 1,313,843 pieces of eight.
Spain and England were at war with each other at the time so Anson had a free hand to attack Spanish shipping and ports in search of treasure.
He also circumnavigated the globe in an age when that was still a difficult achievement. In fact, o