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Who was Sir Francis Drake and what did he do?


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October 09, 2010 1:23PM

Sir Francis Drake was the first person from England to sail around the world. He was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, an acclaimed pirate, Mayor of Plymouth (England) and politician from the Elizabethan Era. Drake fought the Spanish Armada and was second in command from the Queen, Elizabeth I.