Born in Devon, moved to Chatham when 13, sailed in Chatham on Golden Hind
- Awarded a knighthood
- Brave / Courageous
- A good and strong leader
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
Was Francis Drake a Hero?
- Sailing around the world
Things you might not know about Francis DrakeOnly Francis Drake slept inside the ship! All the other sailors slept on the decks.
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