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Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis DrakeAKA Francis Drake

Born: c. 1540
Birthplace: Tavistock, Devonshire, England
Died: 28-Jan-1596
Location of death: Pacific Ocean, near Panama
Cause of death: Fever
Remains: Burial at sea, Puerto Bello, Panama

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Explorer, Military

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Defeated Spanish Armada

Military service: British Royal Navy

Father: Edmund Drake
Mother: (name unknown, member of Mylwaye family)
Wife: Mary Newman (m. 1569, d. circa 1581)
Wife: Elizabeth Sydenham (a woman of means, m. 1585)

    UK Mayor Plymouth, England (1593)
    Knight of the British Empire 4-Apr-1581

Is the subject of books:
The World Encompassed By Sir Francis Drake, 1628, BY: Unknown
Sir Francis Drake, 1990, BY: John Sugden


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