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Francis Drake, sailor of the unknown seas.

Ronald Syme

Francis Drake, sailor of the unknown seas.

by Ronald Syme

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Voyages around the world -- History -- 16th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Tudors, 1485-1603 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by William Stobbs.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA86.22.D7 S9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5819211M
      LC Control Number61005018
      OCLC/WorldCa1368324

      Sir Francis Drake: By: Michael L. and Austin G 5th Period. Log Beginning Novem Coordinates: ° N, ° W Plymouth The weather is clear for smooth sailing. I left Plymouth in the darkness of night so no one would know that we were leaving. I am captain of this fleet of five ships and commander of the Pelican. The present copy appears to be unique; we reproduce only the title page. The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake, , is the first detailed account of the "famous voyage"; it adds very much to the Hakluyt is a compilation from several sources, the most important of which is the journal of Francis Fletcher, the chaplain on board the Golden Hind.

        4. Sir Francis Drake's memorable service done against the Spaniards in , written by Robert Leng, gentleman, one of his co-adventurers and fellow-soldiers edited from the original MS. in the British Museum, together with an Appendix of illustrative papers, by Clarence Hopper, for the Camden Society (Camden Miscell. vol. v. ) 5. This edited article about Sir Francis Drake originally appeared in Look and Learn issue number published on 7 October Sir Francis Drake finishes his game of bowls on Plymouth Hoe as the Spanish Armada is sighted, by Peter Jackson “Time enough to play the game and thrash the Spaniards afterwards,” Sir Francis Drake [ ].

        Sir Francis Drake was one of the greatest privateers of all time, became the first Englishman to sail around the world, helped lead the Defeat . On Septem , Francis Drake sailed his ship, the Golden Hinde, into Plymouth Harbor on the southwest coast of England. He had long been given up for lost, and rumors quickly circulated about where he had been on his three-year round-the-world voyage, and about the plunder he had brought home to fill Queen Elizabeth's treasury. However, a veil of secrecy was immediately imposed on the /5(5).


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Sir Francis Drake by John Sugden is a wonderfully detailed and documented story of a multifaceted hero of his age. From common stock he rose to the epitome of British society.

He was a corsair who was the plague of Spain's western colonies and their treasure ships carrying vast amounts of silver to fill the coffers of King Phillip/5. In this lively and engaging new biography, Harry Kelsey shatters the familiar image of Sir Francis Drake. The Drake of legend was a pious, brave, and just seaman who initiated the move to make England a great naval power and whose acts of piracy against his country’s enemies earned him a knighthood for patriotism.

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Published in Amsterdam by N. Israel, Sir Francis Drake (c. – 28 January ) was an English sea captain, privateer, slave trader, pirate, naval officer and explorer of the Elizabethan carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from toand was the first to complete the voyage as captain while leading the expedition throughout the entire : c.Tavistock, Devon, England.

He effectively ended Spanish dominance over the seas and the New World, allowing England to become a global empire. “Franciscus Draeck Nobilissimus Eques Angliae Ano Aet SVE43,” Sir Francis Drake,by Henry Hondius, The Mariners’ Museum. Sir Francis Drake’s adventurous life was filled with many accomplishments.

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Sir Bernard Drake (c. – 10 April ) of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon, was an English sea himself refuted any familial relationship with his contemporary the great Admiral Sir Francis Drake (c.

– ), as their dispute concerning armorials reveals. Golden Hind was an English galleon best known for her privateering circumnavigation of the globe between andcaptained by Sir Francis was originally known as Pelican, but was renamed by Drake mid-voyage inin honour of his patron, Sir Christopher Hatton, whose crest was a golden 'hind' (a female red deer).Hatton was one of the principal sponsors of Drake's world : Disintegrated and broken up in late s; two replicas exist.

- Books from the 's to the present!. See more ideas about Books, Us army training and Homemade wood signs pins. A rather strange burial took place at sea over four hundred years ago.

On JanuA group of English sailors committed the body of Sir Francis Drake to the deep in a remote corner of the world.

At his own request, he was buried in the armor he received when knighted by Queen. Sir Francis Drake, ?–, English navigator and admiral, first Englishman to circumnavigate the world (–80). Early Career He was born in Devonshire, the son of a yeoman, and was at an early age apprenticed to a ship captain.

On DecemFrancis Drake set sail from Plymouth with a five-ship flotilla on the dangerous path that killed Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan 50 years earlier. He planned to become the first Englishman to sail around the world.

He was a hero to the English but a pirate to the Spaniards. king Philip II was said to have offered a reward of 20, ducats, about £4 million (US$6.This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have rea.Francis Drake was born inthe exact date is not known. He was the eldest son, of Edmund Drake of Tavistock Abbey in the county of Devonshire, England.

Edmund Drake was a tenant farmer/sheep shearer and a sailor with William Hawkins in during the war with France.

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