Sir Francis Drake

By: Jared Johnson

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Sir Francis drake was born in England. Most English boys get married at the age of thirteen, however, Francis Drake decide to spend his life at sea. He became a member of the English Navy. He became a privateer. This meant he would defend England from enemies that would attack from the sea.

What Country did he Explore For?

Sir Francis Drake explored for England. He fought against the England's bitterest rival: Spain. He was one of the first people to bring slaves to the Caribbean for the Spanish. Not only that, Drake was the first English man to complete an around the world voyage (more on that coming up). Drake also claimed northern California for England.

Sir Francis Drake