Sir Francis Drake Explorer Comic
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Sir Francis Drake was the oldest of the 12 children
He was apprenticed to a merchant who sailed coastal waters trading goods between England and France.
Drake carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from 1577 to 1580
As a Vice Admiral, he was second-in-command of the English fleet in the battle against the Spanish Armada in 1588
Drake captured the port of Nombre de Dios (a drop-off point for silver and gold brought from Peru)
He died of dysentery in January 1596, after unsuccessfully attacking San Juan, Puerto Rico
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