Captain Henry Morgan, the legendary buccaneer, was appointed Governor of Jamaica in 1680. A natural born leader, his great charm won him the respect of noblemen and the loyalty of his crew. He and his men became famous throughout the Caribbean for their love of adventure and their taste for the finest rums. Today, this very spirit lives on in Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, a mysterious Spiced Rum of fine Puerto Rican rums with a spicy kick.
In 1654 a young Henry Morgan left his native Wales for the West Indies. He never looked back. A born leader, he quickly made became Captain Henry Morgan and became famous as a legal pirate or Buccaneer, defending British interests and generally rocking the Caribbean. Captain Morgan’s awesome exploits on the high seas earned him a knighthood and by 1680 Sir Henry Morgan was a plantation owner and Governor of Jamaica. There he lived out his final days until his death in 1688.