BirthdayJanuary 27, 1540
Birthplace England
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  1. About

    Sea captain and slaver who commanded the English fleet against the Spanish Armada under Queen Elizabeth I in 1588.
    He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth on April 4, 1581.
    He was sent by Elizabeth I to make expeditions on several occasions.

  2. Before fame

    He made his first sea voyage to the New World when he was 23.

  3. Related to

    He married Mary Newman in 1569, and she died shortly after. At the time of his own death, he was married to Elizabeth Sydenham.

  4. The meaning of the name Drake: Dragon
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