Sir Francis Drake, vice admiral (c. 1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era.
Sir Francis Drake was more pirate than patriot as he raided Spanish possessions during England's war with Spain. Hero of many battles, he died ingloriously of disease ...
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Francis Drake effectively ended Spanish dominance over the seas and the New World, allowing England to become a global empire.
Discover facts about the Elizabethan mariner and explorer Sir Francis Drake, and his epic voyages in this concise biography.
Francis Drake (January 1696 – 16 March 1771) was an English antiquary and surgeon, best known as the author of an influential history of York, which he entitled ...
Francis Drake was born in the parish of Crowndale, a mile south of Tavistock, Devon, probably in February or March 1540. As with many of Drake's contemporaries, the ...
Sir Francis Drake: Explorer Sir Francis Drake (1545-1596) was a British explorer, slave-trader, privateer (a pirate working for a government) in the service of ...
Sir Francis Drake, (born c. 1540–43, Devonshire, England —died January 28, 1596, at sea, off Puerto Bello, Panama), English admiral who circumnavigated the globe ...
Game description from the publisher: Return to a bustling Plymouth Harbor in 1572 as an aspiring Elizabethan captain making preparations for three exciting voyages to ...