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Francis Drake, privateer

contemporary narratives and documents

by Hampden, John

  • 390 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Eyre Methuen Ltd in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596.,
    • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Privateering -- History -- 16th century -- Sources.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Tudors, 1485-1603 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementselected and edited by John Hampden.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA86.22.D7 H26
      The Physical Object
      Pagination286, 32 p.
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5448526M
      ISBN 100413284301
      LC Control Number73150434

      Was Drake a pirate or privateer? Was he an accomplished explorer or a greedy schemer? This illustrated book provides answers, and tells some amazing, true, swashbuckling adventure stories!   "Sir Francis Drake", vice admiral was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a.

      Few sea voyages are as famous as that of the Golden Hind, privateer Francis Drake’s around-the-world voyage that ended with his arrival into England’s Plymouth harbor in Along with being a remarkable feat of seamanship, the world’s second circumnavigation, among other achievements, was the first to map large portions of North America’s western coast.   First Verse of the New Testament. I often ask people to quote the first verse of the New Covenant (Testament). Go on, before reading further put your answer on your lips. The answer is quite easy really.-Mat The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. etc. Only its not really quite that easy.

      Presents the short story "A Woman of Principle," by Francis and Katharine Drake. Sir Francis Drake: The Construction of a Hero. Netzloff, Mark // Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly;Spring, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p The article reviews the book "Sir Francis . To the English, and the Protestant world in general, he was a hero—a privateer, explorer, naval tactician, and front-line soldier. He was a defender of the Protestant faith and of the Protestant world. Francis Drake was born about and came of age about the time Elizabeth ascended the English throne.


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Francis Drake, privateer by Hampden, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Kelsey paints a different and far more interesting picture of Drake as an 5/5(1). The drama and panache of Sir Francis Drake's career, its impact on contemporaries and its significance in oceanic history, make this book - the first collection in volume form of the principal contemporary narratives dealing with his early voyages - an important addition to maritime history.3/5.

Sir Francis Drake – Privateer or Pirate. Ask anyone in the UK about Sir Francis Drake, and most would say he was the guy who circumnavigated the globe in the Golden Hind and fought the Spanish Armada in to protect England and Scotland from invasion, a national hero.

Get this from a library. The true story of Sir Francis Drake: privateer. [Will Holwood] -- Here are Drake's adventures as he sailed the Pacific and around the world, watched Spain's fleet burn at Cadiz, and chased those battered ships of the Spanish Armada to the North Sea.

Genre/Form: Biographies History Naval history Sources Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hampden, John, Francis Drake, privateer. The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake (New York: Penguin Books, ), 4.

John Hampden, ed., Francis Drake Privateer: Contemporary Narritives and Documents Selective and edited by John Hampden (Alabama: University of Alabama Press, ), 5. Bawlf, The Secret Voyage, File Size: 2MB. Re.: Drake Bio I don't know if it's a definite one, but it's a pretty good one: John Sugden, "Sir Francis Drake",Touchstone-Book,Simon+Schuster/New York, ISBN John Sugden can be counted as a "Fan" of Drake, but the historical facts tend to speak for themselves.(I don't have E-Mail right now, so I'm simply entering this by IP.

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British historian Sugden bridges this gap brilliantly with a rousing account of the patriotic pirate's eventful life, which, thanks to its meticulous scholarship, should become the standard reference. Making the most of source material overlooked or ignored by.

I love the name, by the way. My dear friend lent my son a book by GA Henty called “Under Drake’s Flag.” We read it as a read aloud and it was our first encounter with Captain Drake. It has spurred our interest regarding the life of the pirate privateer.

Drake may have been the original of the “Pirates of the Caribbean.” He ushered in a century of piracy that left the Caribbean an unsafe, violence-filled space. Like most explorers and navigators of the time, Drake also was a privateer, entrepreneur and free agent who worked for himself first and foremost.

Few sea voyages are as famous as that of the Golden Hind, privateer Francis Drake’s around-the-world voyage that ended with his arrival into England’s Plymouth harbor in. 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.

His name was Sir Francis Drake. Born somewhere between into an English, working class family, young Drake took to the high seas by age twelve. As an apprentice, he quickly learned the ropes, sailing from Devon, England--his place of birth.

Francis Drake was the first of twelve sons of Edmund Drake and Mary Mylwaye. Drake’s conduct as a young apprentice to a ship master was so impressive that the master later gave him his ship. When he landed in what is now California in the United States, Drake named it Nova Albion (new England).

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.

Occupation: Explorer, privateer Born: or in Tavistock, England Died: Janu in Portobelo, Panama Best known for: First Englishman to sail around the world and defeating the Spanish Armada Biography: Where did Francis Drake grow up.

Francis Drake was born sometime between and in Tavistock, England. Sir Francis Drake: Sir Francis Drake, a sea captain, navigator, privateer, politician, and slave-driver, led a life steeped in adventure and iconoclasm. While the English regarded him as a hero, the Spanish deemed him a : Joy Paige.

This series supports the social studies curriculum for: European exploration of the Americas; People, places and environment Sir Francis Drake: Sir Francis Drake, a sea captain, navigator, privateer, politician, and slave-driver, led a life steeped in adventure and iconoclasm.

Drake claims California for England During his circumnavigation of the world, English seaman Francis Drake anchors in a harbor just north of present-day San Francisco, California.

Infamously known by his enemy as El Draque or 'The Dragon', it is said that Drakes fellow privateer Richard Drake (first cousin to Francis) invented a drink which he named after his mentor called “El Draque”. Comprising of ingredients easily obtainable on their voyages, it contained sugar from the plantations, key limes, cane spirit and a variety of mint called hierba buena (Mentha.Francis Drake was born in Tavistock, Devon in around and went to sea at an early age.

InDrake made one of the first English slaving voyages as part of a fleet led by his cousin John.The Last Voyage, Drake's last campaign was an expedition commanded jointly by him and his old associate Sir John Hawkins, under whom his career had had such a spectacular beginning at San Juan de Ulúa, in Nearly thirty years later, they sailed from Plymouth on Aug