• Francis Drake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Drake Sir Francis Drake, vice admiral (c. 1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era.
  • Francis Drake - Explorer - Biography.com

    www.biography.com/people/francis-drake-9278809 Sir Francis Drake was more pirate than patriot as he raided Spanish possessions during England's war with Spain. Hero of many battles, he died ingloriously of disease ...
  • BBC - History - Sir Francis Drake

    www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/drake_francis.shtml Discover facts about the Elizabethan mariner and explorer Sir Francis Drake, and his epic voyages in this concise biography.