Francis Drake

(c. 1540—1596) pirate, sea captain, and explorer

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English seaman and circumnavigator. Drake was born in Tavistock, in Devon, England, probably in February or March 1540. He was the son of Edmund Drake, a shearer turned priest. ...

Subjects: Maritime History.

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