Essays Tagged: "Francis Drake"

The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

ast of England on July 19 and was then challenged by the English fleet commanded by Lord Howard and Francis Drake. The English vessels, avoiding close combat, they stayed in the English Channel as lon ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sea Dogs, puppets in a poitical war

nish ships while they were sailingfrom port to port on the Spanish main. In one attack the infamous FrancisDrake, "...surprised and attacked a heavily laden string of 200 mules. Thebooty that Drake ca ... ir heroictales. The three most well known sea dogs include John Hawkins, Sir WalterRaleigh, and Sir Francis Drake. Drake was by far the most popular of all thesea dogs. It is said that he accumulated ...

(7 pages) 111 3 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

British Naval Fleet Expansion

e waiting for their arrival fully ready. Everything is all set and one of the British Captains, Sir Francis Drake, is still on the coast playing a game. It has been reported that one of Drake's assist ... e of Drake's assistants asked him if he would like to get on a ship and prepare for battle now. Sir Francis Drake then quietly responded, "We have enough time finish the gamed and beat the Spaniards t ...

(10 pages) 82 1 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

British history

of his father, the defeating of the strong Spanish Armada under Elizabeth, the contributions of Sir Francis Drake, and the battles in the Dutch War.Henry VIII took over the throne as the King of Engla ... y into a European power.A key player in the English navy and the accomplishments of England was Sir Francis Drake. Drake played a crucial role in planning the defeat of the Spanish Armada. When King P ...

(13 pages) 80 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The life of Sir Francis Drake.

Sir Francis Drake was born in the town of Devonshire (England). Sir Francis Drake's father was a Yeoman ... born in the town of Devonshire (England). Sir Francis Drake's father was a Yeoman (lumberjack). Sir Francis Drake was an apprentice to a captain of a ship, and in 1567 he went on one of his first sea ... co. Only two ships of the expedition were lost when the Spanish attacked them. In 1570 and 1571 Sir Francis Drake made two trading voyages to the West Indies. In 1572 he commanded two ships against Sp ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Spanish Armada by the English Navy.

glish victory was that they had better captains. They're captains included such famous names as Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, and John Hawkins. The Spanish who were not used to sailing in suc ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Reason why spain Invaded Englsnd in 1588

he already had enough land in europe. On April 4, 1581 a ship named the Golden Hinde lay at anchor. Francis Drake had just come back from a 3 year voyage of stealing Spanish treasure. He had stolen th ... than one year's worth of taxes from all of England at the time). King Philip asked Elizabeth I for Francis Drake to be punished. He accused him of piracy, and insisted that all the treasure be return ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sir Francis Chichester

Francis Charles Chichester was born on the 17th September 1901in Shirwell, the son of a Devon rector ... e once said that his father was rather a tormented man, who seemed to be disapproving of everything Francis did, and waiting to squash any enthusiasm that he had. For instance, when Francis was bitten ... oy life over there, they moved back to England shortly before the war started.At the end of the war Francis became a map publisher, but he did not enjoy his new job and even though his business prospe ...

(6 pages) 40 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Was Elizabeth I a good Queen?

ry Queen Of Scots. He had also not forgiven her for refusing to marry him. English sailors like Sir Francis Drake had been looting Spanish treasure ships. Philip decided that the time was right to att ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

ELIZABETH I - Life and times, 450 years later

she made it clear that she was not fighting for an ideological cause (as her foreign secretary, Sir Francis Walsingham, wished). She would fight for the interests of her own country--the independence ... oring the coasts and making inroads into Spanish power. Secretly, she was the prime investor in Sir Francis Drake's wonderful voyage around the world, which achieved so much. She invested in Hawkins v ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Time-line of England

Mary Queen of Scots escapes to England and is imprisoned by Elizabeth I at Fotheringay Castle1577: Francis Drake sails around the world (to 1580)1587: Execution of Mary Queen of Scots; England at war ... Cadiz1588: The Spanish Armada is defeated by the English fleet under Lord Howard of Effingham, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir John Hawkins: war between Spain and England continues until 16031589: William ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sir Francis Drake was infamous to Spain, and a hero

Sir Francis Drake was infamous to Spain, and a hero to England, born between 1540 and 1545, in southwest ... ose name has been lost to history. All that is known about her is that she had twelve sons, of whom Francis was the first or the first to survive, since disease claimed half all sixteenth-century chil ... to survive, since disease claimed half all sixteenth-century children before their first birthday. Francis grew up during a time of turmoil in Europe. Colonization, religious reform, diseases and sta ...

(3 pages) 1603 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The colonization of North America opened new doors in to

e new products was tobacco, something that had not before been introduced to Europe. In the 1580's, Francis Drake introduced tobacco to England, and soon became popular among consumers, and a high dem ...

(3 pages) 356 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The colonization of North America opened new doors in to

e new products was tobacco, something that had not before been introduced to Europe. In the 1580's, Francis Drake introduced tobacco to England, and soon became popular among consumers, and a high dem ...

(3 pages) 416 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A revealing Description of the River Thames

o the battles of the sea. It had known and served all the men of whom the nation is proud, from Sir Francis Drake to Sir John Franklin, knights all, titled and untitled -- the great knights-errant of ... recall the greatness of the past and a front of heroism, asin the days ships and great men like Sir Francis Drake and Sir John Franklin sailed out of its mouth for the far side of the world. The Thame ...

(2 pages) 10 1 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sir Walter Raleigh

even slaves. The Golden Age of Exploration also saw the emergence of English explorers such as Sir Francis Drake, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, Sir John Hawkins, and especially Sir Walter Ralegh who uncovere ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers