SIR FRANCIS DRAKE & THE MEDIEVAL TRADE WARS

The day of Francis Drake’s return from circumnavigation has become the Day of Pirates in the modern calendar. The Spaniards, with whom he waged trade wars, called him El Draque. But this was not the reason for posting this text on my site. Francis Drake was one of my distant relatives — we share theContinue reading “SIR FRANCIS DRAKE & THE MEDIEVAL TRADE WARS”