Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, April 4, 2010
Seafaring Sunday: The Sea Dog Becomes A Knight
On this day in 1581, Elizabeth I knighted Francis Drake for his service to Britain and to her Queen. Of course, this sea dog had made Elizabeth rich through his efforts as a privateer so it does seem only fair. Happy Easter to those among you celebrating. I shall spy ye in the week ahead.