Sir Francis Drake

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Born in a small cottage in Crowndale

1540

Made first voyage

1563

Made with Sir John Hawkins

Married Mary Newman

1569

She died 12 years later

Attacked the spanish main

1572

This was his revenge on the spanish

Capture 20 tons of silver and gold

1573

could not bring all of it back so he buried some of the treasure

Circummnavigated the world

1577 - 1580

First Captain to circumnavigate the world and make it back alive

Bought Buckland Abbey

1580

He lived there for 15 years

recieved knighthood

1581

Became mayor of plymouth

1581

Married Elizabeth Sydenham

1585

lost in the battle of San Jaun

1595

Died a few weeks later

died of dysentery

1596

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