The Journey In Sir Francis Drake's Life

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“There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory.” “It isn't that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.” Because we sailed too close to the shore”(Francis Drake). The words of Sir Francis Drake linger in the minds of young adventures and great minds alike to distill a spark of adventure in all who see it. Sir Francis Drake is a great sailor among all the ranks of all of England. During his lifetime Sir Francis Drake accomplished many things for the queen as a loyal sailor pirate and enemy of the Spanish.
Sir Francis Drake had previous sailing experience that helped transform him to become the legendary figure that we know today. Sir Francis Drake and his father, Edmund Drake were both tenant farmers from an early age. On the Crowndale estate somewhere between 1540-1543 Sir Francis Drake was born (Fernández,Felipe,Ernle Bradford). The eldest of 12 kids born to Mary Mylwaye.
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Sir Francis Drake has many inspirational quotes that have withstood the test of time and still prosper today.”Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves when our dreams have come true because we have dreamed too little, when we arrive safely because we sailed too close to the shore.” This quote describes how he is cautious Yet daring and content.(Sir Francis Drake).“The light of past discovery draws me forward. Its shining light guides me to the glory of exploration.” this quote describes His passion and further hunger for adventure.(Sir Francis Drake).At the end of his long adventurous life, he was eventually inevitably killed.He was buried in the ocean off the sea near Puerto Bello(Armesto and Bradford). In his lead coffin, he has rested ever since with no disturbances(“Francis”). Till this day people search for the coffin waiting for that light to spark their

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