Colonel William Rhett was a plantation owner and member of the South Carolina Assembly. He was a successful merchant and sea captain who is most famously known for his participation in the capture of the pirate Stede Bonnet in 1718.
Homes - Celebrity - Government, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
Originally completed in 1712, The Col. William Rhett House is one of the oldest structures still standing in Charleston.
Lars Arentz-Hansen plays William Rhett in the Starz TV series Black Sails.
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