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Francis Drake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sir Francis Drake, vice admiral (c. 1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era.

Francis Drake - Explorer -

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 ...

Francis Drake - Exploration -

Find out more about the history of Francis Drake, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on

Francis Drake - Ages of Exploration

Francis Drake effectively ended Spanish dominance over the seas and the New World, allowing England to become a global empire.

BBC - History - Sir Francis Drake

Discover facts about the Elizabethan mariner and explorer Sir Francis Drake, and his epic voyages in this concise biography.

Francis Drake (antiquary) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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 - New World Encyclopedia

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: 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 | English admiral |

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 ...

Francis Drake | Board Game | BoardGameGeek

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 ...