Sir Francis Drake
Background On Explorer
Gold, God, or Glory
Glory- Sir Francis Drake successfully completed this task along with many others throughout his time. He was later Knighted by Queen Elizabeth I upon his triumphant return.
Results and Accomplishments
Explored-North America, South America, Africa, Through the Indian Ocean, Europe, and Asia.
Results- Sir Francis Drakes last voyage was in 1596. HE died after battling a high fever, after loosing a battle against Puerto Rico. His crew decided to burry him at sea by letting him go in the water dead.
Other Important Information
Funding- was being funded by England on his first voyage he took 73 men and too ships with him. Later went on a larger voyage using 5 ships.
-Was one of the first explorers of England to explore the pacific ocean, Indian Ocean, and south of the Atlantic Ocean also one of the first to explore/see the west part of Canada.
-He became a privateer , the Spanish called him a pirate, he was working on behalf of Queen Elizabeth I attacking Spanish treasure ships.