Francis Drake Tour Map


Sir Francis Drake (c. 1540 – 28 January 1596) was an English sea captain and privateer of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition. With his incursion into the Pacific Ocean, he claimed what is now California for the English and inaugurated an era of conflict with the Spanish on the western coast of the Americas. Explore places associated with Drake's pirate life in this tour!