Sir Francis Drake

By Moses Manyiel

Drake

Sir Francis Drake was born Tavistock, Devon,United Kingdom. The year he was born was somewhere around 1540. His birth date was never documented.

Events

Drake was a successful person during his lifetime. He was a sea captain who had traveled around the world. He had also helped the Queen Elizabeth destroy the Spanish Armada. He was called by Elizabeth many times and he had done well during the times he was called by her. Drake was also a slave owner.

Drake Last Years

Drake was called once more by the Queen to destroy the remaining ships of armada. He had later contracted dysentery and had later died on January 28 1596. He was put in lead coffin that had sunk to the bottom of the sea where sea divers are still looking for it.