Member Blogs > Tavistock BooksOTD in 1577, Sir Francis Drake Sets Sail from England on a Circumnavigation of the World

  • Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:01:00    Permalink
    On this day exactly 440 years ago, an English nobleman named Francis Drake left on a mission that would take him three years and would win him a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth I of England. (I’m not entirely sure that people “win” those, but you know what I mean.) Now, Sir Francis Drake wasn’t always […]

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