History's HEROES? Dated 1540 - 1596

Francis Drake

Created by

Sorayah

Location

Devon-Chatham
Born in Devon, moved to Chatham when 13, sailed in Chatham on Golden Hind

Achievements

  • Awarded a knighthood

Characteristics

  • Brave / Courageous
  • A good and strong leader
  • Wise

Sailed around the world and brought back potatoes, spices and jewels

Francis Drake got awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth 1st for sailing all around the world.

Life was hard on a Tudor ship, especially for 3 years! When Francis Drake's captain died he became the captain of the Golden Hind.

Life in Francis Drake's world

It was smelly! I mean they did not wash for 3 whole years!

Was Francis Drake a Hero?

  • Sailing around the world

Things you might not know about Francis Drake

Only Francis Drake slept inside the ship! All the other sailors slept on the decks.

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