Witwe Cheng sticker

Witwe Cheng sticker

Witwe Cheng "Offended honour is not washed by words"

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She was a former prostitute from Canton, she married the 1801 pirate leader Zheng Yi and bore him two sons. After his death, she agreed to an alliance with Zhang Baozai (Chang Pao, Cheung Po Tsai, 1786-1822), a popular pirate leader, he had originally been a fisherman's son, who was captured, trained and adopted by her husband. She made it to the fleet commander so played her husband's family and other leaders of the alliance, and married him a few years later.

Together, they set a fairly strict code of conduct for pirates who tried to regulate the treatment of the civilian population. Theft, disobedience and rape were punished with death.


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