Sir Francis Drake
By: Morgan Taylor, Jude Smith
Sailed north to seek a route around North America back to the Atlantic
He originated from England and traveled approximately 40,000 miles.
What made drake a famous navigator?
drake was the most renown seaman of the Elizabeth era. he was involved in privacy and illicit slave trading before being chosen in 1577 as the leader of an expedition intended to pass around South America, through the Strait of Magellan, and explore the coast. Drake was most important because he very brave in the fact that he just explored the coast without knowing what was beyond. he was very brave and a true explorer.