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Drake"s circumnavigation of the globe

a review : the fifteenth Harte Lecture, delivered in the University of Exeter on 14 November 1980

by David B. Quinn

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Published by University of Exeter in (Exeter) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drake, Francis, -- Sir, -- 1540?-1596.,
  • Voyages around the world.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid B. Quinn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG420.D7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19996849M
    ISBN 100859891976

    Setting: AD – Sailing ships, The Inquisition – Circumnavigation of the Globe. Story: With hearty singing of Psalms, Drake and his crew greeted the Pomo Indians who resided in an area known today as San Francisco. Sir Francis Drake is the first English explorer to circumnavigate the globe and thus sail upon the Pacific Ocean. Ned Hearne and three of his friends make up part of Drake. The first ever circumnavigation of the world was accomplished on 8 September , when the Spanish vessel Vittoria (aka Nao Victoria), under the command of the Spanish navigator Juan Sebastián de Elcano (aka Elkano in the original Basque), reached Seville, ship had set out from Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Andalucía, Spain, on 20 September , along with four other vessels as part of.

    This circumnavigation medal celebrates England's first great success on both fronts, and the next two decades saw dozens of English adventurers set off to emulate Drake's example.


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Drake"s circumnavigation of the globe by David B. Quinn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Francis Drake circumnavigates the globe. English seaman Francis Drake returns to Plymouth, England, in the Golden Hind, becoming the first British navigator to sail the earth.

Structured Questions about Drake's Circumnavigation Students answer a series of questions based around a viewing of the Google Earth Flyover. Living Graph of Drake's Circumnavigation Students complete a "danger graph" charting key points in the journey. Sir Francis Drake: Hero or Villain.

Clearly, the author, David Wesley Hill, has thoroughly researched Drake's circumnavigation of the globe from every angle. The historic characters are painted in vivid detail, so that we encounter Drake as an inspiring leader of men and accomplished pirate, sometimes dressed in a sailor's simple garb, sometimes flourishing velvets and silks/5.

Drake’s Circumnavigation: Google Earth Flyover Posted by Russel Tarr on June 7, June 6, I have just put the finishing touches to a Google Earth Flyover of Sir Francis Drake’s Circumnavigation of the Globe.

Clearly, the author, David Wesley Hill, has thoroughly researched Drake's circumnavigation of the globe from every angle. The historic characters are painted in vivid detail, so that we encounter Drake as an inspiring leader of Drakes circumnavigation of the globe book and accomplished pirate, sometimes dressed in a sailor's simple garb, sometimes flourishing velvets and silks/5(50).

At Drake's Command: The Adventures of Peregrine James During the Second Circumnavigation of the World (The Drake Circumnavigation Book 1) eBook: David Wesley Hill: : Kindle Store/5(51).

At Drake's Command: The Adventures of Peregrine James During the Second Circumnavigation of the World (The Drake Circumnavigation Book 1) (English Edition) eBook: Hill, David Wesley: : Tienda Kindle/5(50). In the s the world was up for grabs and the greediest, most arrogant naval powers were the Spanish and English.

Magellan had circumnavigated the globe 50 years earlier (and died en route), but no one since had dared to repeat his feat. On a marauding expedition to the Isthmus of Panama inFrancis Drake climbed an enormous tree and saw the Pacific for the first time.

On 26 th September Sir Francis Drake arrived in Plymouth following his circumnavigation of the world. Drake originally left Plymouth on 13 th December with a fleet of five ships; the Elizabeth, the Pelican, the Marigold, the Swan and the Christopher.

The originally intention of the trip was to approach new nations and open trade links with them as well as discovering new. Inin return for his service, Queen Elizabeth knighted Sir Francis Drake. Later Exploits Drake's exploits and glory did not end with his circumnavigation of the globe.

It's an interesting book, full of interesting things that MacGregor links to various aspects of Shakespeare's plays. There's a podcast to go with it: just search on the BBC website for Shakespeare's Restless World. Basically each chapter in the book /5.

Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan () was the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe. He, like many of his contemporaries, was looking for a faster route to the Spice Islands.

A very basic biographical sketch of Francis Drake; About these pages. The Famous Voyage was a mystery before it began; only a handful of the men who set out from England on the Golden Hind in had any idea of the journey's original destination, and perhaps not even Francis Drake had an inkling of how long a path they would eventually follow.

On Dec. 13,Francis Drake, with Queen Elizabeth’s blessing, left England on an expedition to the Pacific Ocean.

Drake became the second man, after Ferdinand Magellan, to complete a circumnavigation of the globe. Sir Frances Drake was one of the heroes of the defeat of the "Invincible" Armada, and the first captain to sail around the world.

Inhe was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I for his amazing 3 year circumnavigation of the globe. Map of Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the globe!. The author explores much of Drakes life as well as covering the circumnavigation in depth.

This is an important work that investigates a Pirate turned accidental explorer who helped map a region of the world that wouldn't be acknowledged and re-mapped for almost a hundred year or more.5/5(5). Honestly, the book sounded to be an overview of Drakes life and mainly his circumnavigation trip.

That is exactly what it is. I found it to be on the whole entertaining. The adventures of Drake and his men were riveting to the point that I hardly found myself putting the book down.4/5. Jason Lewis of Expedition pedalling his boat Moksha on the River Thames in London, shortly before completing the first human-powered circumnavigation of the Earth () Inthe Swiss boat PlanetSolar became the first ever solar electric vehicle to circumnavigate the globe.

Circumnavigation is the complete navigation around an entire island, continent, or astronomical body (e.g. ON SEPT. 26,Francis DRAKE arrived in Plymouth harbour aboard the Golden Hinde, completing one of the most famous voyages in world history - an ekm circumnavigation of the globe.

Book Review: The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake. Drakes Bay in the Point Reyes National Seashore on Wednesday became one of America's national historic landmarks, but the coveted designation did not exactly settle the debate over where Sir.

Bawlf, a former provincial minister responsible for among other things British Columbia's archaeological heritage, spends a considerable chunk of his book retelling the entire history of Drake's gutsy circumnavigation of the globe in the Golden Hind, which always makes for great reading no matter the spin an author might put on it.

But the.Francis Drake was born in the small village of Tavistock in Devon, England. No birth records exist for Drake. It is believed he was born between andbased on the dates of later events. There are two portraits of Drake which exist that help identify the date of when his birth took place: one, painted in when Drake was said to be 42, meaning that his birth occurred in or.(Drake was the second captain to circle the globe — the trick had already been turned by the expedition of Ferdinand Magellan in ) Drake’s successful voyage and his subsequent naval career helped the English become major players in the race for colonization and trade in the New World.