3 edition of The life and death of Sir Francis Drake. found in the catalog.
The life and death of Sir Francis Drake.
by Printed at the private press of Lee Priory, by J. Warwick in Kent
Written in English
|Statement||By Charles Fitz-Geffrey.|
|Contributions||Brydges, Egerton, Sir, 1762-1837, ed., Lee Priory Press.|
|LC Classifications||PR2270.F7 L5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p. l., [v]-xxiii, 101 p.|
|Number of Pages||101|
|LC Control Number||24028167|
Francis Drake, the eldest son of a farmer, was born near Tavistock, Devonshire, England. His father, Robert Drake, later became a preacher and raised his twelve children as Protestants (followers of the Christian religion who are not part of the Roman Catholic Church). Sir Francis Drake was probably born in near Tavistock, Devon. When Francis was 9 years old, the family left Devon at the time of the Catholic revolt against a new Protestant Prayer Book and due to his father being charged with robbing a man of his horse and purse, for which he was later pardoned.
Francis Drake was born in Tavistock, Devon in around and went to sea at an early age. In , Drake made one of the first English slaving voyages as part of a fleet led by his cousin John. Early life. Drake was the eldest surviving son of Sir Francis Drake, 3rd Baronet and his third wife. Elizabeth Pollexfen, daughter of Sir Henry Pollexfen of Nutwell Court, Devon, and was baptized on 2 March He was educated privately. Drake’s father died in January and he succeeded to the baronetcy and the heavily encumbered estate. He made a financially advantageous marriage to.
The 28 at 4 of the clocke in the morning our Generall sir Francis Drake departed this life, having bene extremely sicke of a fluxe, which began the night before to stop on him. He used some speeches at or a little before his death, rising and apparelling himselfe, but . The life and death of Sir Francis Drake by Fitz-Geffry, Charles, ?; Brydges, Egerton, Sir, Publication date Topics Drake, Francis, Sir, ? Publisher Kent: Printed at the private press of Lee Priory, by J. Warwick Collection cdl; Pages:
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Life and death of Sir Francis Drake. Kent, Printed at the private Press of Lee Priory, by J. Warwick, (OCoLC) Named Person: Francis Drake; Francis Drake: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Fitz-Geffry; Egerton Brydges, Sir; Private Press of Lee Priory.
Sir Francis Drake, English admiral who circumnavigated the globe (–80) and was the most renowned seaman of the Elizabethan Age. Much of his reputation was derived from legend, however, as his life was dedicated to self-aggrandizement.
Learn more about Drake in this article. The Consummate Seaman Sir Francis Drake John Sugden More than a cruise on the Golden Main—a book of plunder and piracy—or merely the adventures of a superior and charismatic seaman, this is an excellent and highly articulate, carefully documented book of history and comparative religion, that situates Drake within his cultural context, against the background of drastic shifts in social /5(96).
Sir Francis Drake – to the Spanish, a wayward pirate; to the English, a hero. He could be considered a morally dubious hero in many ways, perhaps even a villain, but was still incredibly influential in Tudor times.
Drake (c. – ) was born the eldest of 12 sons, in Tavistock, father, Edmund Drake, was a farmer and preacher. I was often just lost in the enjoyment of the story. I actually felt like I knew Sir Drake personally by the end of the book. The character development was outstanding for biography written years after the death if it's subject.
Second the author had a wonderful subject to write on. Sir Drake was a Cited by: 6. Sir Francis Drake’s Early Life and Hatred for Spain Born between and in Devonshire, England, Sir Francis Drake was the son of a tenant. 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 Death of Sir Francis Drake, as he a free-enterprise privateer or a rapacious pirate?Was he a Christian hero or a thieving reprobate known as “the Dragon?” Was he a bold explorer or demonic enemy of the Church.
January 28 marks the death of Sir Francis Drake and, whatever the label in real life, his contribution to the furtherance of the English Empire and the providential success.
On the 27th JanuarySir Francis Drake, explorer, sea captain and pirate, died of dysentery in Portobelo harbour, Panama. When he realised that death was near, he asked to be dressed in his armour.
Although he requested burial on land, Drake was buried at sea in a lead coffin, along with his second cousin, Admiral Sir John Hawkins. Drake made his first voyage to the New World at the age. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Life and Death of the Valiant and Renowned Sir Francis Drake.
by Samuel Clarke (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Sir Francis Drake ( – Janu ) was an English sailor, slave-trader, pirate, explorer and – during the Armada – vice-admiral of the British fleet.
He captured a fortune in gold from raiding Spanish ships and ports. He was also the first Englishman to sail all the way around the world. Because of this. The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Admiral Sir Francis Drake, Knt: With Numerous Original Letters from Him and the Lord High Admiral to the Queen and Great Officers of State by Francis Drake avg rating — 0 ratings — 2 editions.
PREFACE. This presentation of the life of Sir Francis Drake in manuscripts, engraved portraits and views, maps, medals, and books, is intended to show him as he appeared to his contemporaries, both his own countrymen and his Spanish of the documentation is from his own lifetime, the balance being from the period shortly after his death when some of the most detailed.
More than four hundred years after his death, Sir Francis Drake remains one of the legendary figures of history.
His career is one of the most colourful on record. The most daring of the corsairs who raided the West Indies and Spanish Main, he led the English into the Pacific, and cirumnavigated the world to bring home the Golden Hind laden. Ina British TV series titled, ‘Sir Francis Drake' was made. Actor Terence Morgan played his role.
Ina made-for-television movie titled, ‘The Immortal Voyage of. Life and death of Sir Francis Drake. Kent, Printed at the private Press of Lee Priory, by J. Warwick, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Francis Drake; Francis Drake: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Fitz-Geffry; Egerton.
In Drake married Mary Newman, who died in Drake’s second marriage was to Elizabeth Sydenham, in He had no children from either of these marriages. His life: The date of Francis Drake’s birth is unknown, but it is estimated that he was born in c in Tavistock, Devon.
Drake was one of commanders in the English fleet which defeated the Spanish Armada in The Latter Part of Sir Francis Drake’s Life. Drake launched another attack on Spain in This was a massive failure.
Many men and ships were lost, and Elizabeth I blamed Drake. Elizabeth I refused to let him set sail again.Powhatan, Virginia Deed Book, pp.- Deed of 18 Dec from Sir Francis Drake and Martha, his wife, of Louisa, to Mary Drake of Powhatan for 73 dollars "my lott of land that fell to me from my father, James Drake, deceased, 31 1/2 acres in Powhatan, adjoining lands of John Toney, Jane Howard, and land said Mary bought of Robert and.
Sir Francis Drake John Sugden More than a cruise on the Golden Main—a book of plunder and piracy—or merely the adventures of a superior and charismatic seaman, this is an excellent and highly articulate, carefully documented book of history and comparative religion, that situates Drake within his cultural context, against the background of /5(95).