There are two Tiny groups of female pirates. And very little
information about either.
There were a very few women who were "ranking" pirates in their own
right. For your purposes, you might try reseaching Grace O'Malley.
There were woman who pretended to be men, and went pirating. Their
numbers are mostly unknown, but there were a few who were 'found
out". The life of a common pirate was pretty mean, so I doubt you
want to go there....
Actually there are four groups of women who sailed on pirate ships.
The third is the wives/companions of pirates. These are mostly from
later periods, and the information is minimal, mostly an occasional
mention of women captured with pirate ships.
Last there were women who where taken aboard for "company" on the
pirate ships..... If a common pirate's life was mean, what life a
woman brought aboard to keep them quiecent?
Here is a list somebody has compiled, although it is mostly out of