Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero

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Sir Francis Drake: pirate, explorer and Protestant zealot, a man princely in his bearing, heroic if sometimes foolhardy in his enterprise, a genius at once awe-inspiring and riddled with faults. He is the archetypal Elizabethan sea-dog, and Stephen Coote's brilliant new book rescues him from the dusty pages of history to breathe new life into one of the great maritime adventure stories. Focusing on the episodes that made Drake's reputation -- and exploring not just the nature of that reputation but how it also, for better ...

Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero 2005, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9780743468701

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Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero 2005, Palgrave, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312341657

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Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero 2003, Simon & Schuster, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780743220071

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