Francis Drake: Pirate, Explorer or Privateer?. ACTIVITY 1: LIFE AND TIMES OF FRANCIS DRAKE. Key Stage 2 – Francis Drake: Pirate, Explorer or Privateer?. Sir Francis Drake. Key Stage 2 – Francis Drake: Pirate, Explorer or Privateer?.
Explorer or Privateer?ACTIVITY 1: LIFE AND TIMES OF FRANCISDRAKE
Sir Francis Drake
“[Drake’s] name and fame became admirable in all places. The people swarmed daily in the streets to behold him … Books, pictures and ballads were published in his praise …
There were others that devised and divulged all possible disgraces against Drake and his followers, terming him the master thief of the unknown world.”
A description of Francis Drake
Writer John Stow describes the reaction to Drake in England after his circumnavigation.
World map, 1570
Queen Elizabeth I
King of Spain