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READER ✓ DOC Sir Francis Drake 9781844137626 ✓ How well do you know the life of one of Britain’s great maritime heroes Discover the truth behind a man who remains a legendary figure of history than four hundred years after his deathSir Francis Drake’s career is one of the most colourful on record The most daring of the corsaCorsairs who raided the West Indies and Spanish Main he led the English into the Pacific and cirumnavigated the world to bring home the Golden Hind laden with Spanish treasure His attacks on Spanish cities and ships transformed his private war into a struggle for surivival betw He was uite a character and a go getter in his youth This is a good history of his life and is neither an homage nor a critiue Drake's reputation has been lauded as a saviour of England and founder of the navy and has been demonised as a slaver pirate and murderer He was a bit of all these things which makes him such a remarkable figure

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How well do you know the life of one of Britain’s great maritime heroes Discover the truth behind a man who remains a legendary figure of history than four hundred years after his deathSir Francis Drake’s career is one of the most colourful on record The most daring of the Great book great detail Very engaging

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Sir Francis DrakeEen Protestant England and Catholic Spain in which he became Elizabeth I's most prominent admiral and marked the emergence of England as major maritime nation‘ExcellentIt deserves to become the standard Drake life His scholarship is impeccable’ Frank McLynn Sunday Telegraph I read John Sugden's two volume biography of Nelson which was a terrific read and this is no different He does a great job of balancing the telling of a story with historical accuracy The books are very readable and a great way to learn not just about the person but also the politics and customs of the eras they cover