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7/24/2019 Explorers for Kids: Sir Francis Drake 2/7 Francis Drake by Jodocus Hondius Occupation: Explorer, privateer Born: 1540 or 1544 in Tavistock, England Died: January 27, 1596 in Portobelo, Panama Best known for: First Englishman to sail around the world and defeating the Spanish Armada Biography: Where did Francis Drake grow up? Francis Drake was born sometime between 1540 and 1544 in Tavistock, England. His father was a minister for the navy and Francis grew up near the sea. He went to work for a sea captain at a young age and found his home living and working on a ship. Someday he would make his fortune and fame at sea. Biography of Sir Francis Drake
7/24/2019 Explorers for Kids: Sir Francis Drake 3/7 First Expedition Drake's first expedition was with John Hawkins. He captained the ship Judith, one of six ships that made up the fleet. Hawkins first led the fleet to Africa where they captured people to sell into slavery. Then they sailed across the Atlantic to the New World. They sold the slaves at a Spanish port, but they were betrayed. Spanish warships attacked the fleet and destroyed many of the ships. Drake and the Judith were able to escape, but he never forgave the Spanish.

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