The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe by Richard HakluytTheir fruits be diverse and plentiful, as nutmegs, ginger, long pepper, lemons, cucumbers, cocos, sago, with divers other sorts...
Scholar, spy, diplomat and supreme propagandist for Elizabethan sea power, Richard Hakluyts accounts of famed explorers mythologised a nation growing rapidly aware of the size and strangeness of the world - and determined to dominate it.
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Richard Hakluyt (c 1552-1616).
Hakluyts Voyages and Discoveries is available in Penguin Classics.
His pedigree may be found in Vivian's Devonshire Pedigrees, page The cousin refused these terms and some litigation followed. Signed August, 37th Elizabeth, proved 17 May More Genealogy Tools. Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it.
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Alternate date: He his said to have died in January , but his will is dated April 10, Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral — 27 January was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, a renowned pirate, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Elizabeth I of England awarded Drake a knighthood in He was second-in-command of the English fleet against the Spanish Armada in , subordinate only to Charles Howard and the Queen herself. His exploits were legendary, making him a hero to the English but a pirate to the Spaniards to whom he was known as El Draque, 'Draque' being the Spanish pronunciation of 'Drake'.
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