Phillip is a pirate on the Royal Lion in the West Indies.
During the events of Black Sails: Season 1 Episode 3 III. played by Richard Antrobus
Gates goes to the fort and is brought to Captain Benjamin Hornigold by Phillip. Hornigold tells Phillip that the chair he is sitting on came from the Plymouth office of Sir Francis Drake and tells him that if Gates ever lays a finger on it, Phillip is to shoot Gates dead.