The Great Adventurers: Sir Francis Drake

  |  Buy to Own: 15/05/2006
  |  55 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Part of the documentary series looking at some of the world's greatest explorers and adventurers. This volume looks at the life and career of the legendary naval commander and explorer Sir Francis Drake. Hating the Spanish, Drake used every opportunity to defeat their naval forces and command the seas for England, a mission that culminated in his destruction of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Includes reconstruction footage as well as archive imagery.