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Sir Francis Drake"s voyage around the world

its aims and achievements

by Henry Raup Wagner

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Published by Martino Pub. in Mansfield Centre, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596 -- Travel,
    • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Voyages around the world

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Henry R. Wagner.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG420.D7 W3 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3309807M
      ISBN 10157898520X
      LC Control Number2004058750
      OCLC/WorldCa56517914

      She sailed from Plymouth on her maiden voyage in latearriving on 8 May [17] in San Francisco. The Divers continue to search for the coffin. A cross staff used to measure height and distance. Then England could set up a colony there and accomplish 4 main objectives: Preach the Gospel of Christ to all the New World natives Arm the New World natives against the Spanish Inquisition Expel the cruel, rapacious Spaniards from the New World completely 4 Establish trade with the Far East and make England the center of the spice trade Establishing a colony to trade with the Orient was the very goal of John Cabot when he left England in

      His first wife was Mary Newman who died 12 years after their marriage in This proved to the crew that the expedition had royal support, since during the voyage, Drake had never shown anyone written royal approval, the absence of which, had questioned his total authority. He sailed with five ships, but by the time he reached the Pacific Ocean in October only one was left, Drake's flagship the Pelican, renamed the Golden Hind. When our General had done what he would with this Cacafuego, he cast her off, and we went on our course still towards the west; and not long after met with a ship laden with linen cloth and fine China dishes of white earth, and great store of China silks, of all which things we took as we listed. Spanish warships attacked the fleet and destroyed many of the ships. The time differential could then be converted to degrees of longitude—each four minutes being equal to one degree—and after adjusting for the observer's latitude the degrees could be converted into miles east or west of the prime meridian.

      The Golden Hind sailed alone, northwards along the coast of Chile, because one ship had sunk and the other had deserted and returned to England. They also captured a Spanish ship named the Cacafuego. Seven months later, Elizabeth knighted him aboard the Golden Hind, to the annoyance of the king of Spain. As soon as we were entered this haven, we landed, and went presently to the town and to the town-house; where we found a judge sitting in judgment, being associated with three other officers, upon three negroes that had conspired the burning of the town. From hence we departed, still following the Cacafuego; and our General promised our company that whosoever should first descry her should have his chain of gold for his good news. What was the reason for this voyage?


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Sir Francis Drake"s voyage around the world by Henry Raup Wagner Download PDF Ebook

In this Strait there be many fair harbours, with store of fresh water. In Queen Elizabeth ordered Drake to seek out and destroy any remaining ships of the armada and help Portuguese rebels in Lisbon fight against Spanish occupiers.

In the middle of the night they lit several empty English ships on fire.

In Drake's Wake

As a privateer he would attack the enemy ships of Britain, mostly the Spanish, and take their cargo. We went on shore again and buried our man, and the Spaniards came down again with a flag of truce; but we set sail, and would not trust them.

He lies buried off Portobelo in a lead coffin, but his outstanding adventurous life will always live in our nation's history. The expedition instead sustained major losses in terms of lives and resources.

Sir Francis Drake

He managed to capture a Spanish ship with sailing charts of the Pacific ocean and this enabled him to sail northward to find the passage. Even with the continuing debate, in the U. Drake felt threatened, especially since superstition was common, since all the crew knew they were going where no English ship had sailed before.

While at a "Good Baye", diaries of the voyage tell us that Drake had his men build a fort with a wall and to place in it his ship's cannon. That colony was wiped out by the Portuguese and Spanish.

But it pleased God to preserve us from that extremity, and to afflict us only for that present with these two particulars: the mast of our Admiral, which was the Pelican, was cut overboard for the safeguard of the ship, and the Marigold was driven ashore, and somewhat bruised.

Upon the cupboard is placed the roll of members of Middle Temple, which new members sign when they are called to the Bar.

And our General again setting out our boat, one of our men leaping over-rashly ashore, Sir Francis Drakes voyage around the world book offering friendly to embrace them, they Sir Francis Drakes voyage around the world book violent hands on him, offering a dagger to his throat if he had made any resistance; and so laying him on a horse carried him away.

Wherewith all our ships bare, and entered it; where we watered and made new provision of victuals, as by seals, whereof we slew to the number of or in the space of an hour. Such a "Good Baye" was found after weeks of searching somewhere on the coast of California where he and his party stayed between June 17 and July 23, Elizabeth was the daughter and heiress of Sir George Sydenham, of Combe Sydenham in Somerset, a rich landowner of a prominent family.

Drake died on 28 January of dysentery off the coast of Portobelo, Panama. He robbed this poorly defended settlement and then arrived in California, where he again careened his ship. However the colonists did not always obey because they needed to trade to survive. Theoretically, as Bourne explained in A Regiment for the Sea, one could produce a book of ephemerides in which the moon's distance from the sun or a prominent star, viewed from a particular place, or "prime meridian," at a given hour could be predicted and tabulated, day by day, for several years to come.

Their bed is the ground with rushes strowed on it; and lying about the house, [they] have the fire in the midst. But the reason thereof is this, because they being between the tropic and the equinoctial, the sun passeth twice in the year through their zenith over their heads, by means whereof they have two summers; and being so near the heat of the line they never lose the heat of the sun so much, but the fruits have their increase and continuance in the midst of winter.

Project Gutenberg believes the Court has no jurisdiction over the matter, but until the issue is resolved, it will comply. They had 12 children, the eldest being Francis. Some of these descriptions are: "thick stinking fog bone chilling cold cold wind from the northwest low hills covered with snow heavy fog could not see sun or stars land runs northwest Indians in a canoe white banks and cliffs toward the sea islands off the harbor homes like church steeples trees without leaves and ground without green people live near the shore strange conies reed bowls that hold water dress, manners, customs similar to the Chumash Indians that inhabited the central coast language poles with baskets of feathers on them.

Drake had captured pilots from Spanish ships on his raids along the coast of South America.

Sir Francis Drake (c.1540

Even today, some sore losers refer to him as a pirate or corsair.Francis Drake was born in Tavistock, Devon in around and went to sea at an early age. InDrake made one of the first English slaving voyages as part of a fleet led by his cousin John.

Oct 12,  · Narrative by Francis Pretty, One of Drake's Gentlemen-at-Arms. The FAMOUS VOYAGE of Sir FRANCIS DRAKE into the South Sea, and therehence about the whole Globe of the Sir Francis Drakes voyage around the world book, begun in the year of our Lord The 15th day of November, in the year of our LordMaster Francis Drake, with a fleet of five.

At the heart of Bawlf's case is a group of islands that appear on maps showing Drake's voyage around the world. He identifies them as the great island chain off British Columbia's coast, including Vancouver Island and Prince of Wales Island.

But the same islands first show up on a map, a couple of decades before Drake's voyage.Jan 02,  · Here are some facts about the Pdf sea captain, Sir Francis Drake. I’ve divided the information into sections to make it more useful and easier to read.

Facts about the Early Life of Francis Drake Francis Drake was born in Devon in aboutbut .Jan 02,  · Here are some facts about the English sea captain, Sir Francis Drake.

I’ve divided the information into sections to make it more useful and easier to read. Facts about the Early Life of Francis Drake Francis Drake was born in Devon in aboutbut .The voyage of the Englishman Sir Francis Ebook in from England to South America and then by way of the Straits of Magellan, discovered by the Captain of that name inwas the second circumnavigation of the world, which made a profound impression on .