Sunday, January 30, 2011

Seafaring Sunday: End Of An Era

January 28, 1596: Sir Francis Drake, the unrivalled lord of England's oceans, dies of yellow fever and is buried at sea off Panama. Huzzah!

Untitled and anonymous painting of Sir Francis Drake


Timmy! said...

Ahoy, Pauline! I know Drake was kind of a dick, but it almost sounds like you are happy he's dead... just saying.

Pauline said...

Ahoy, Timmy! That guy owes me money.