Francis Drake

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English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)

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President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to speak at the 6th Annual OneMedForum at the Sir Frances Drake Hotel, San Francisco, CA on January 7-9, 2013.
Ronald Herberman, Chief Medical Officer, are scheduled to speak at the 6th Annual OneMedForum at the Sir Frances Drake Hotel, San Francisco, CA on January 7-9, 2013.
Sir Frances Drake introduced pipe smoking to Britain in 1572 and it was recommended as a medicine for those suffering from toothache, falling fingernails, worms, halitosis, lockjaw - and cancer.
In fact, if you find you are wearing today a garment with a zip in a place where zips shouldn't be you can thank Schiaparelli; she set zips on the move in 1936 when she fitted a smart dress with a white zip and draped it on the actress Frances Drake in the movie I'd Give My Life.
President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to speak at the 5th Annual OneMedForum at the Sir Frances Drake Hotel, San Francisco, CA on January 9-12, 2012.
Set in the Sir Frances Drake Channel, spectators enjoy two great events in one as sailors tack and jib to victory during the festival and regatta.
First stop: Pull up a stool at Pirate's Bight across the Sir Frances Drake Channel on Norman Island.
Northboro Historical Society Meeting "Myth, Legend, Obscurity: The Connection Between Abolitionist Frances Drake and the Legendary Johnny Appleseed.
Families begin their nautical adventures on Tortola -- the sailing centre of the Caribbean and the backbone of the protected Sir Frances Drake Channel.
Northboro Historical Society Meeting "Myth, Legend, Obscurity-the Connection between Abolitionist Frances Drake and the Legendary Johnny Appleseed.
Sailing adventures begin on Tortola -- the sailing centre of the Caribbean and the backbone of the protected Sir Frances Drake Channel.
Historical Program Mark Bodanza will present "True Story of Frances Drake and the Anti-slavery Movement,'' 7 p.