Drake

DrakeSir Francis Drake (Green)

Biography

In 1577 Queen Elizabeth I gave him money so that he could try to sail around the world. He left with 5 ships including The Pelican, which later became known as The Golden Hind.
In 1588 Philip of Spain sent a large invasion fleet, The Armada, to attack the English. Even though the English fleet was smaller, Drake used his knowledge to defeat the
Armada and England was saved.
Head of Drake: Mr Mick Swift

Contact phone: 01923 478204
Deputy Head of Drake: Miss Kate Wilding

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