The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake

The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake

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On September 26, 1580, Francis Drake sailed his ship, the Golden Hinde, into Plymouth Harbor on the southwest coast of England.

Samuel Bawlf masterfully recounts the drama of this extraordinary expedition within the context of England's struggle to withstand the aggression of Catholic Europe and Drake's ambition for English enterprise in the Pacific. He offers fascinating insight into life at sea in the sixteenth century-from the dangers of mutiny and the lack of… (more)

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Publisher: Gale (May 26, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 9.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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