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Sir Francis DRAKE

Sir Francis DRAKE[1, 2]

Male 1540 - 1596  (56 years)

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  • Name Francis DRAKE 
    Prefix Sir 
    Born 1540 
    Gender Male 
    Cause of Death Dysentery 
    Military Flag
    Military Vice Admiral English Fleet, Knight 
    Noteworthy World explorer 
    Occupation English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, a renowned pirate, and politician of the Elizabethan era 
    Died 27 Jan 1596  Portobelo, Colon, Panama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried lost at sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31603  main
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 

    Father Edmund DRAKE,   b. 1518, Plymouth, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1555  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Mary MYLWAYE,   d. ?  
    Family ID F10931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary,   d. 1583 
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F10935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth SYDENHAM,   d. ?  
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F10936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jan 1596 - Portobelo, Colon, Panama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - lost at sea Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Sir Francis Drake
    Sir Francis Drake

  • Sources 
    1. [S99] Ancestry.com.

    2. [S33] Family Search, LDS Family History Center.