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Sir Francis Drake

Author: Peter Whitfield
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2004.
Series: Historic lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of Sir Francis Drake who became the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and helped establish England's maritime empire.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Naval history
Named Person: Francis Drake; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Francis Drake; Francis Drake; Elizabeth, Queen of England
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Whitfield
ISBN: 0814794033 9780814794036
OCLC Number: 55105734
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1 The young adventurer (c. 1540-77) 6 --
2 To the fearful strait (1577-78) 38 --
3 An Englishman in the Pacific (1578-85) 62 --
4 Open warfare (1585-87) 90 --
5 The Armada campaign (1587-88) 112 --
6 Last voyages and the Drake legend (1588-96) 128.
Series Title: Historic lives.
Responsibility: Peter Whitfield.
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Examines the life of Sir Francis Drake who became the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and helped establish England's maritime empire.

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This is a book that would make Francis Drake proud. -"Itineraries""

 
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OOHH SHIT THIS CLASS SUCKS OMG

by flappyspoon (WorldCat user published 2011-03-15) Poor Permalink

YEAH FRANCIS DRAKE IS PRETTY LEGIT. HHES GETS MONEY, BITCHES AND ALL THAT SHIT. YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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