Francis Drake

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Vice Admiral Sir Francis Drake (c. 154028 Januar, 1596) wis an English privateer, navigator, naval pioneer, pirate, politeecian, an ceevil ingineer o the Elizabethan period. He wis the first Englishman (an the first chiel on oniething ither than a Spainyie ship) ti gang aw the wey aboot the globe, atween 1577 an 1580. He wis knichtit on his return bi Queen Elizabeth I o Ingland. He wis seicont-in-command o the English fleet that defeatit the Spainyie Armada in 1588.

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