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Sir Francis Drake and the beginnings of English sea power

J. D. Upcott

Sir Francis Drake and the beginnings of English sea power

by J. D. Upcott

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s Sons in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596 -- Military leadership.,
    • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Tudors, 1485-1603.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. D. Upcott.
      SeriesJunior history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA86.22.D7 U6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185, [1] p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6705336M
      LC Control Number27018608
      OCLC/WorldCa12358736

      Golden Hind was an English galleon best known for her privateering circumnavigation of the globe between and , captained by Sir Francis was originally known as Pelican, but was renamed by Drake mid-voyage in , in 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. Though Drake gives its latitude as 38°30′ N, Samuel Bawlf argues (The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake, , which borrows heavily from Ward's earlier research) that all of Drake’s northern coordinates were deliberately reduced by ten degrees to mislead the Spanish about the .

      Circumnavigator of the globe, naval nemesis of Philip II of Spain, Sir Francis Drake (?) personified England's coming-of-age as a sea power. In this long-overdue biography (there has been no. Drake “besought almighty God of his goodness to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea.”2 But his present mission ended in failure. Back on the Atlantic side of Panama, Drake met up with Captain Guillaume Le Têtu, a French Huguenot and a privateer.

        Drake sails up the Pacific Coast. 1. Drake’s Prayer by D. Bonner-Smith in The Mariner’s Mirror, vol issue 1, , p. 2. The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Adirmal Sir Francis Drake, Knt by John Barrow (London: John Murray Albemarle Street, ) p.   The book includes a gripping account of Drake's voyage around the world and his audacious challenge to the Spanish (the author points out that King Philip's naval resources were roughly six times those of Elizabethan England), culminating in his preemptive strike at Cadiz in and his decisive action against the Armada in the English Channel a year : Random House UK.


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Sir Francis Drake Revived, p. 2, relating Drake's revenge on the Isthmus of Panama for the treachery practiced on him and Hawkins at San Juan de Ulúa, calls to attention "the power and justice of the Lord of Hostes, who could enable so meane a Person to right himselfe upon so mightie a Prince".

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The defeat of the Armada was one of England's greatest victories and one of the world's decisive battles; it was the "beginning of the end" of Spain as the dominant nation in Europe, and the beginning of English ascendancy. This film brought to you by Encyclopedia Britannica, is the story of Sir Francis Drake.

Sir Francis Drake won England the right of way into a new continent, captured a vast treasure in gold, silver, and precious stones for his queen, terrorized the Spanish navy, and persuaded the people of England to look to the sea for their strength.

Sir Francis Drake Drake was an Elizabethan sailor and navigator, and the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe. Francis Drake was born in Tavistock, Devon in about and went to sea as a young boy.

InDrake made one of the first English slaving voyages as part of a fleet led by his cousin John Hawkins, bringing African slaves to work in the 'New World'. Francis Drake was born in the small village of Tavistock in Devon, England.

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It was under the tutelage of Drake and his brother mariners that the English learnt to fight at sea so well that Robert Norton, Camden's translator, was able in to look back in appraisal over Elizabeth's long reign, and proudly proclaim that, although the Virgin Queen of the English was.

Home › This and That › Sir Francis Drake’s s Adventure in Panama. Sir Francis Drake’s s Adventure in Panama By MaidensAndManuscripts on Aug • (5). by Heather R. Darsie. During the Elizabethan period, English privateers careened up and down the Atlantic coast of the Americas in an attempt to capture Spanish ships.

Who was Sir Francis Drake. a daring English sea captain a huge fleet of Spanish ships. What great English explorer and sea captain fought the Spanish Armada. Sir Francis Drake. Did the Spanish Armada succeed in conquering England in.

Did England become a great sea power after the defeat of the Spanish Armada, or did it become a. Sir Bernard Drake (c. – 10 April ) of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon, was an English sea himself refuted any familial relationship with his contemporary the great Admiral Sir Francis Drake (c.

– ), as their dispute concerning armorials reveals.Failing there, Drake sailed to Panama where he was also unsuccessful. Discouraged and sick, Drake died on 28 January Thus ended the life and career of one of England's great men.

With others, he made English sea power great, carried the English flag around the World, and defended his country against the Armada. Credits.The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Click on images to enlarge "They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep." (Psalm ).