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El Draque

Summary: "El Draque" was the name given to the most feared and respected pirate of the Elizabethan age, Sir Francis Drake. A servant to her majesty and his mother nation, England, Sir Francis Drake's achievements changed the course of history, and established the true persona of a pirate for centuries to come.
El Draque

"El Draque" was the name given to the most feared and respected pirate of the Elizabethan age. His reputation to loot and plunder shook the heels upon which modern civilization stood. He was a successful privateer, a talented navigator, and one of the most renowned seamen in history. His name was Sir Francis Drake, a servant to her majesty and to the defense of his mother nation, England. Drake's life spanned far more daring exploits than any other man of his time. Sir Francis Drake's achievements changed the course of history, and established the true persona of a pirate for centuries to come.

In the mid to late 1500's turmoil in European politics lead to a series of fresh conflicts among it's people. The 1500's saw the rise of Spain as a true world superpower. The Spanish king, Philip II, ruled vast areas of land across...

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