Francis Drake: Selected full-text books and articles
FREE! Elizabethan Sea-Dogs: A Chronicle of Drake and His Companions Yale University Press, 1918
The Longest Voyage: Circumnavigators in the Age of Discovery Ohio University Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Drake"
An Elizabethan Garland MacMillan, 1953
Librarian’s tip: "Sir Francis Drake and British Enterprise" begins on p. 98
The English Spirit: Essays in History and Literature Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1944
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "Drake's Way"
The Northwest Coast: British Navigation, Trade, and Discoveries to 1812 University of British Columbia Press, 1992
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Two "Nova Albion"
Tudor and Early Stuart Voyaging Folger Shakespeare Library, 1962
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Francis Drake begins on p. 7
The Reign of Elizabeth, 1558-1603 Clarendon Press, 1936
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Francis Drake in multiple chapters
The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain, 1595-1603 Clarendon Press, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Chap. III "Drake and Hawkins's Last Voyage, 1595-1596"
Tudor England Cassell, vol.2, 1953
Librarian’s tip: Chap. VII "The Triumph of the Elizabethan Regime (1585-1603)"
FREE! Drake and the Tudor Navy: With a History of the Rise of England as a Maritime Power Longmans, Green, vol.1, 1898
FREE! Drake and the Tudor Navy: With a History of the Rise of England as a Maritime Power Longmans, Green, vol.2, 1898
Into the Wilderness Dream: Exploration Narratives of the American West, 1500-1805 University of Utah Press, 1994PRIMARY SOURCE
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 7 " Sir Francis Drake and the Brass Plate (1579)"
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Sir Francis Drake (C 1540-1596): A Pirate by Royal Appointment, Drake's Naval Victories Brought Him Greater Rewards Than His Circumnavigation. (Late Great Geographers) Geographical, Vol. 73, No. 12, December 2001
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