Reference Entry

Drake, Sir Francis (c. 1540–96)

Edited by Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780192807007
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191726927
Drake, Sir Francis (c. 1540–96)


(c. 1540–96)

English sailor and explorer. He spent his early career privateering in Spanish seas. He was

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Subjects: World History

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