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Is it true? I have heard the Danish Female Pirates “Anne Sofie Hansen” (AKA Rational Angel) and “Anne Meilandt” (AKA Angel of Love) took control of the ship “Prince Niels Juel's Retort” in 1650 and after an intense battle captured a Spanish gold transport carrying over 120,000 pieces of gold. How did two Danish Women carry the loyalty of a male crew necessary to man a frigate? What was their battle plan and how did they accomplish this feat? I have heard that Anne Sofie Hansen went on to marry an Aztec/Scottish prince in Mexico after her pirate career and that Anne Meilandt's end is yet unknown. Is there any truth to this story? I'm a pirate history buff and would like confirmation! ---Unknown user---