The pirates made various attempts to counterattack and break the blockade, but were unsuccessful due to.
At the end of the day, ten British sailed past the pirate fleet and alarmed Zhang Bao, who suspected some sort of Sino-European trap and quickly retreated.
The business was being run by a young woman who had begun as an ordinary sex worker and had steadily worked her way up to become the madam, where her management skills became apparent.
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When the Imperial Government tried to put an end to the pirate menace, Zheng Yi Sao proved herself to be a capable military commander.
The thriving overseas trade meant a constant flow of ships to Europe and the American west coast, carrying silk, tea, opium, and money.
The following year, pirate ships harassed American, Portuguese, and Siamese vessels attempting to trade at Qing ports, and threatened to besiege Guangzhou.
In 1810, Zheng Yi Sao negotiated a surrender to the Qing authorities which allowed her and Zhang Bao to retain a substantial fleet and avoid prosecution.
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In November 1806, Zheng Yi died.
In 1801, Zheng Yi captured a ship in the harbor at Canton which was operating as a floating brothel.
Kwo Lang committed suicide.
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