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Francis Drake __ "Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral, (c. 1540 – 27 January 1595) was an English privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Queen Elizabeth I awarded Drake knighthood in 1581."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Drake

In Drake's Wake __ They claim to be the world's best Drake site?  Well, if they're not, they are so close to it to make no difference.  Jam-packed with information about Sir Francis Drake. - illustrated - From indrakeswake.co.uk - http://www.indrakeswake.co.uk/

Mission to rescue Drake's body __ "A mission to return the body of Sir Francis Drake to England is set to go ahead after the government lifted a ban on the search."  A news item. - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk/england/1650689.stm    

Sir Francis Drake ___Sir Francis received his knighthood when he circumnavigated the globe, but he also had other adventures. This article focuses on his voyage to Florida. - Illustrated - From the College of Education, University of South Florida -
http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/florida/lessons/drake/drake1.htm 

 

Sir Francis Drake __ "Illustrated page created by students provides an overview of Drake's entire life ." - From library.thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/sir_francis_drake.htm

Sir Francis Drake: Biography __ A collection of biographies from a variety of online resources. - From answers.com - http://www.answers.com/topic/sir-francis-drake

Sir Francis Drake: Explorer __ A biography and accomplishments written for the younger student. - From enchantedlearning.com - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/d/drake.shtml 

Sir Francis Drake and Music ___Interesting information that might not be found anywhere else online. - Text only - From Standing Stones - http://www.standingstones.com/fdrake.html 



Sir Francis Drake: No Hero's Death __ Article about Drake's life and how it ended. - From ukirishhistory.suite101.com - http://ukirishhistory.suite101.com/article.cfm/sir_francis_drake_crook_or_hero

Sir Francis Drake (c.1540 - 1596)___A brief article about this explorer's adventures. - Illustrated - From BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/drake_francis.shtml 

Who is Sir Francis Drake? ___It seems that Drake was somewhat of a pirate! You'll learn about his hatred of the Spanish and the actions he took against them. This article was first published in the late 1880s. - Text only - From Public Bookshelf -
http://www.publicbookshelf.com/public_html/Our_Country_Vol_1/whoissir_da.html

 

 

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