Almost universally portrayed as a villain in movies and books, does this view of William Bligh stand scrutiny today?

Bligh - Hero or Villain challenges this popular narrative, looking beyond the Bounty mutiny to explore the many sides of this most infamous of maritime figures. Come and judge for yourself, but be prepared for some surprises!

Image: William Bligh, By John Smart, 1803, Pencil and watercolour, © National Portrait Gallery, London

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