Francis Drake(c. 1540 - January 28, 1596)

was an English privateer, navigator, naval hero, politician and civil engineer of the Elizabethan period. He was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe, from 1577 to 1580. In 1579, he landed in northern California and claimed the land as "Nova Albion" for the English Crown. Maps made soon after would have "Nova Albion" written above the entire northern frontier of New Spain.-wikipedia.en

エリザベス一世期の政治家

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