story of the notorious "sea dog" Sir Francis Drake as he
sails around the world and saves England from the Spanish
Sir Francis Drake: Queen Elizabeth's Most Valuable Sailor
Sir Francis Drake rose from humble beginnings and made a name for himself as one of the most feared or reviled names on the high seas, depending on who was doing the commenting.
Site focuses mainly on Drake's around-the-world voyage. You
can also find leads for studying other parts of the Drake
Museum: Francis Drake
A great article from a great site, this one focuses on
Drake's trip around the world moreso than other parts of his
Francis Drake Biography
Read the whole life story of the famous captain. See how he
sailed around the world. Discover how he saved his queen
from the Spanish Armada. Trace his buried treasure to
Sir Francis Drake and Pirates
Read all about Drake and the pirates he fought with and against.
This fun, illustrated site is for younger audiences just
like you! Pictures help tell the story of Sir Francis Drake
and his many daring deeds.
and a Personal Account
This site has a standard biography of Drake but also has a
primary source: an account written by one of Drake's sailors
of their encounter with Native Americans.
Pretty's Account of Drake's Voyage around the
A great primary source! This was written by a man who sailed
with Drake around the world.
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