Sir Francis Drake ( 1540's-1596)

By Taylor and Landon

Early life

Sir Francis Drake was born in the 1540s, but we do not know the exact date. He was the oldest child of 12. His mother and father were Edmund and Mary Drake.

Sailing Days

He was sent to America on a secret voyage for Queen Elizabeth to take out Spanish ships. He started out with five ships and came back with one.
He was the first Englishmen to sail around the world.