Sir Francis Drake
By Jacob Hoxie
What Nation did Sir Francis Drake sail for? Who was his sponsor?
In this link you will find Sir Francis Drake's voyages. This will briefly explain each of his voyages. This will tell you how, where, and when he went on his voyages.
What mad Sir Francis Drake significant?
What were the circumstances of Sir Francis Drakes death?
In 1595 the Queen called on Francis to capture Spain's treasure supply in Panama. He retreated and the way he went he contracted dysentery. On January 28, 1596 he died of a fever. He was buried in a lead coffin and thrown into the sea near portobelo.