Sir francis Drake

1540: Sir Francis drake was born in 1540. Died January 27 1596. In 1572 Drake left Plymouth on May 24, 1572 with a crew of 72 men in two small vessels, the Pasha and the swan to capture Nombre de Dios.


1573: The most celebrated of Drakes adventure along the Spanish Main was his capture of the Spanish Silver train at Nombre de Dios in march 1575.