The Queen"s Pirate: Francis Drake

Series Three (Usborne Young Reading) by Sarah Courtauld

Publisher: Usborne Books

Written in English
Published: Pages: 64 Downloads: 607
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  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Readers - Beginner,
  • Juvenile Historical Fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Edition Notes

ContributionsVincent Dutrait (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11201669M
ISBN 100794520480
ISBN 109780794520489

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The discontented sources used for this book were a sure guarantee that Sir Francis Drake's historical accomplishments would not be shown as world-shaking events but merely "maritime myth". Many in the Royal Admiralty and Queen Elizabeth I's court blatantly reviled Drake as an upstart commoner and threat to the courtly status by: This book is very easy to read, very interesting and short.

It is probably not meant to target a serious historians but rather people like me who are familiar with the famous Francis Drake persona not so much through studying history but by reading historical fiction novels/5.

Sir Francis Drake: The Queen's Pirate, by Harry Kelsey, is published by Yale University Press, P.O. BoxNew Haven, CT$35, hardcover, Author: Historynet Staff. The Queen's Pirate book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

For more than four centuries, Sir Francis Drake has been world-f 4/5. In this lively and engaging new biography, Harry Kelsey shatters the familiar image of Sir Francis Drake.

The Drake of legend was a pious, brave, and just seaman who initiated the move to make England a great naval power and whose acts of piracy against his country’s enemies earned him a knighthood for patriotism.

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This book follows the life of Sir Francis Drake and tries to separate the reality from the myth and the legend. His early life and trip around the world contains a lot of supposition because a lot of his exploits were exaggerated or made up by the English in order to flaunt their naval prowess to the rest of Europe particularly the Spanish/5(6).

The life of the famous Elizabethan sea captain told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Daring and ruthless, Francis Drake sailed the oceans in search of land and treasure for Queen Elizabeth I. Includes internet links to carefully selected websites to find out more.

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Sir Francis Drake: The Queens Pirate Harry Kelsey, Author Yale University Press $60 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book As a pirate he was a fearless. Sir Francis Drake (c. – 28 January ) was an English sea captain, privateer, slave trader, pirate, naval officer and explorer of the Elizabethan carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from toand was the first to complete the voyage as captain while leading the expedition throughout the entire s/wars: Anglo–Spanish War, Battle of Gravelines.

Fast becoming the master of the modern historical sea story, Kevin Jackson applies his considerable narrative talents to the story of Queen Elizabeth's private pirate, Francis Drake. In Jackson's page-turning account, Drake emerges as a character whom only Errol Flynn and Harrison Ford at the height of their powers could have s: 9.

Sir Francis Drake knighted by Queen Elizabeth. Source. With a crew of 73 men in two small vessels, the Pascha (70 tons) and the Swan (25 tons), Drake left Plymouth on The goal was to capture Nombre de Dios and its treasure. Drake attempted a direct attack but was injured in his leg during the raid and forced to retreat.

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At the defining moment of his military career, Sir Francis Drake risks everything to engage his nemesis in a battle of honour.

It's Spain declares war against England. Sir Francis Drake and his navigator and best friend, Giovanni Battista Boazio, are called upon to protect the Queen's shores and lead /10(5). Sir Francis Drake: The Queen`s Pirate by Harry Kelsey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Sir Francis Drake: the Queen`s Pirate by Kelsey, Mr Harry - AbeBooks.

Sir Francis Drake – to the Spanish, a wayward pirate; to the English, a hero. He could be considered a morally dubious hero in many ways, perhaps even a villain, but was still incredibly influential in Tudor times. Drake (c. – ) was born the eldest of 12 sons, in Tavistock, father, Edmund Drake, was a farmer and preacher.

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An Englishman who played an important role in creating a model-pirate in the New Francis Drake was Elizabethan privateer, with pirate manners, always hungry for more treasure. Re.: Drake Bio I don't know if it's a definite one, but it's a pretty good one: John Sugden, "Sir Francis Drake",Touchstone-Book,Simon+Schuster/New York, ISBN John Sugden can be counted as a "Fan" of Drake, but the historical facts tend to speak for themselves.(I don't have E-Mail right now, so I'm simply entering this by IP.

Drake’s ship Golden Hind – Painting by Paul Garnett #5 Sir Francis Drake was knighted abroad Golden Hind in For completing the second circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth aboard his famous vessel Golden Hind on 4th April The first known circumnavigation of Earth was the – Magellan-Elcano.

Kelsey (Philip of Spain, King of England), a research scholar at the Huntington Library, uses his research of voyage chronicles and other documents to piece together a narrative of the first. The Pirate Hunter Excellent work. Well read and easy to follow.

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We have the best pirate books for kids all in one place. Sir Francis Drake (around ) was an English privateer and explorer, later vice-admiral and the first England captain who sailed round the world.

As a navigator and sailor, he is still regarded as one of the outstanding personalities of the English seafaring.

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Sutherland - - One autumn morning inthe watchmen who scanned the Pacific Ocean from the top of the fortifications of a major city and.The Ultimate Pirate Collection; Blackbeard, Francis Drake, Captain Kidd, Captain Morgan, Grace O'Malley, Black Bart, Calico Jack, Anne Bonny, Mary Read, Henry Every and Howell Davis although Treasure Island was a children's book, Flint and Silver (and the subsequent books) are aimed at adults.

John Drake's Flint & Silver falls into one.