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    I am a crew member with Sir Francis Drake. I am here because I was with him when he killed the Spanish Armada. I was with him from June to September, 1588. We were at the English Channel. He Killed them because they were going around killing random people. If he did not kill them then we would be dead because they would have gotten to us and killed our tribe. Sir Francis Drake did not just kill the Spanish, he was ordered to. When he was ordered to kill them he went out to find them to stop them. He only did this because he knew that they would get to his tribe and kill them so he was protecting his tribe. It was a tough battle but we knew that we could not give up otherwise we would all be dead. Finally killed them all and we were happy…

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    Sir Francis Drake: Professional Pirate Thesis: Sir Francis Drake was a successful man who was willing to do anything to accomplish his goals. Drake’s Occupations 1560s slave voyages to Africa 1570-1573 pirated Spanish settlements in the Caribbean 1580 received privateer license from Queen Elizabeth 1581-1585 mayor of plymouth colony 1585-1588 chief naval advisor during the war against Spain Drake’s inspiration for choosing a career of privateering 1567 attacked at San Juan de Ulua by the…

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    them to conspire against Philip and ultimately kill him. To seek revenge William of Orange, Antonio Perez, Queen Elizabeth I and Sir Francis Drake worked together to fabricate a plan to kill the King of Spain. One of the contributors of the king’s murder was William of Orange. He was a monarch of Scotland and Ireland. Also, he was a predecessor of the Catholic James II and ensured the primacy of the Protestant faith. However, William also had relations with King Philip II. Philip appointed…

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    The Spanish Armada was a massive fleet of ships that was sent by Philip II to invade England. England at that time was protestant and Philip II, who was a devoted Catholic, felt that it was his duty to bring England back to Roman Catholic. When Queen Elizabeth I of England refused to punish her “sea dogs” including Sir Francis Drake for attacking Spanish ships, Philip finally sent out the Armada, made up of 130 ships and 2500 guns. Spain was undoubtedly the greatest power at that time and…

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    especially when looking at how they illustrate certain pirates and their lives. While the documentary does talk about numerous pirates, they only go in depth for a handful. That handful includes Sir Francis Drake, Captain Henry Morgan, Calico Jack Rackham, Anne Bonny, Mary Read, and Blackbeard “Edward Teach”. Though these pirates are described more than others, details from their life are still left unexplained and unanswered. To begin with, Sir Drake is described as Queen Elizabeth’s “favourite…

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    On July 29, The English lit 8 ships on fire. This forced the Spanish to retreat back to sea, to avoid losing supplies. The French were then attacked by the English off of a French commune, called Gravelines. After the English won the battle, they followed to Spanish as they retreated to Scotland, until they had to turn back to get supplies. The Armada sent by Spain was defeated by Sir Francis Drake and Lord Charles Howard, whom the Queen hired for they were the best. They were victorious after…

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    Pirate Research Paper Catherine McDonnell SS 325 Professor McKeown 3-30-16 Francis Drake was born in roughly 1540 as the youngest of twelve sons. His parents, Mary Myllwaye and Edmund Drake, were farmers on Lord Francis Russell’s estate. At eighteen years old Drake served as an apprentice on a merchant ship that traded goods between France and England. Due to his high skill level on the seas, including navigation, his relatives enlisted him. These relatives, the Hawkins, were…

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    such as Sir Francis Drake, attacking Spanish interests. Ultimately, what it was that sparked Philip’s desire to attack was when Mary, Queen of the Scots, was executed after having been implicated in a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I (History Learning Site). What this did was convince Philip that he had a duty to protect Catholics from persecution, whether it is from arrest or execution. Now, when looking at the Spanish Armada, there are some aspects of the encounter that demonstrate…

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    Walter Raleigh had become the Queen’s favorite and the monarch awarded him freedom of trade, knighthood, and the right to colonize North America. Between 1584 and 1588, Raleigh organized three major expeditions to America, including the unfortunate Roanoke settlement. An avid supporter of exploring and colonization, Sir Walter sent out a voyage to examine the region to assign colonists under Sir Richard Grenville. They arrived at Roanoke Island, the first English settlement in the New World,…

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    Task Description: Students will explore and learn about the life of Sir Francis Drake through the use of different sources, one of the sources students will use is their Reflections social studies textbook, students will also read an informational text on Sir Francis Drake, and students will also watch a YouTube video about the life or Sir Francis Drake. For days one and day two students will be asked to fill out “Explorers of Early California Retrieval Chart, 1542-1603” as they read about the…

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