Franciscus Drakus,[1] Anglice Sir Francis Drake (natus circa 1540 Tavistochiae; mortuus prope Portum Bellum Panamae die 28 Ianuarii 1596) fuit cursarius navigatorque, primus Anglorum qui orbem terrarum circumnavigaverit.

Effigies Francisci Draki a Marco Gheeraerts post annum 1590 picta, apud Abbatiam de Boclanda ostentata
AUXILIO DIVINO - SIC PARVIS MAGNA

Circumnavigationem anno 1577 suscepit, die 26 Septembris 1580 perfecit.

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  1. Nomen gentilicium varie scribitur:
    • Drake: 1582: Aliqvot notae in Garciae Aromatum historiam. Eivsdem descriptiones non-nullarum stirpium, & aliarum exoticarum rerum, que à generoso viro Francisco Drake equite anglo, & his obseruatae sunt, qui cum in longa illa nauigatione,qua proximis annis vniuersum orbem circumiuit, comitati sunt: & quorundam peregrinorum fructuum quos Londini ab amicis accepit.
    • Dracus: 1587: Hercusani Magnifico ac strenuo viro D. Francisco Draco Anglo equiti aurato. Carmen.
    • Drakus: (1) 1588: Expeditio F. Draki in Indias occidentales. (2) 1589: Ephemeris expeditionis Norreysij & Draki in Lusitaniam.
    • Draken: 1599: Theodoro à Bry compositore, Gotardi Artus Americae pars VIII: Continens primo, descriptionem trivm itinervm Francisci Draken, qvi peragrato primvm vniverso terrarvm orbe, postea cum . . . Iohanne Havckens, ad expugnandum ciuitatem Panama, in Indiam nauigauit . . . Secvndo, iter . . . Thomae Candisch . . . Tertio, duo itinera . . . Gvaltheri Ralegh . . . nec non . . . capitanei Lavrentii Keyms. Qvibvs . . . describitvr . . . regnum Gviana . . . Primo Anglicana lingva sparsim consignata: iam verò in vnum corpus redacta, & in Latinum sermonem conuersa, auctore Gotardo Artvs.
    • Draeck: circa 1595: Hondii imago Francisci Draek: FRANCISCVS DRAECK NOBILIMVS EQVES ANGLIÆ. AN° ÆT. SVE 45."

BibliographiaRecensere

Fontes fere coaevi
Editiones fontium
  • Mary Frear Keeler, ed., Sir Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage, 1585-86. Londinii, 1981 (Paginae selectae apud Google Books)
  • W. D. Cooley, ed., Sir Francis Drake his Voyage, 1595, by Thomas Maynarde, together with the Spanish account of Drake's attack on Puerto Rico. Londinii: Hakluyt Society, 1849 Textus apud Monacenses
  • Zelia Nuttall, ed., New Light on Drake: a collection of documents relating to his voyage of circumnavigation. Londinii: Hakluyt Society, 1914 Textus apud Internet Archive
  • Patrick O'Brian et al., edd., The Drake Manuscript. Londinii: André Deutsch, 1996 (editio fac-simile manuscripti Histoire naturelle des Indes)
  • W. S. W. Vaux, ed., The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake ... collated with an unpublished manuscript of Francis Fletcher. Londinii: Hakluyt Society, 1854 Textus apud Internet Archive
  • R. B. Wernham, ed., The expedition of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589 (Navy Records Society). Londinii: Temple Smith, 1988
Eruditio
  • Kenneth R. Andrews, Drake's voyages: a re-assessment of their place in Elizabethan maritime expansion. Novi Eboraci: Scribner, 1968 exemplar mutuabile
  • Laurence Bergreen, In Search of a Kingdom: Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the Perilous Birth of the British Empire. Custom House, 2021. ISBN 978-0062875358 recensio huius operis
  • Julian S. Corbett, Drake and the Tudor navy, with a history of the rise of England as a maritime power. 2 voll. Londinii: Longmans Green, 1898 vol. 1 vol. 2 apud Internet Archive
  • James B. Davidson, "On some points in natural history first made known by Sir Francis Drake" in Western Antiquary vol. 4 (1884/1885) pp. 134-137
  • Harry Kelsey, "Drake, Sir Francis (1540–1596)" in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography edd. H. C. G. Matthew, Brian Harrison (Oxonii: Oxford University Press, 2004) Situs venalis
  • Harry Kelsey, Sir Francis Drake: The Queen's Pirate. Novo Portu: Yale University Press. 2000. ISBN 978-0-300-08463-4
  • Hans P. Kraus, Sir Francis Drake: A Pictorial Biography. Amsterdam: N. Israel, 1970 Editio interretialis
  • David Beers Quinn, Sir Francis Drake as seen by his contemporaries: an essay. Providentiae: John Carter Brown Library, 1996 Textus apud Internet Archive
  • John Sugden, Sir Francis Drake. Londinii: Barrie & Jenkins, 1990 (Paginae selectae editionis recentioris apud Google Books)
  • Norman J. W. Thrower, "Drake on the Pacific Coast of North America" in Cecil H. Clough, P. E. H. Hair, edd., The European Outthrust and Encounter: The First Phase c.1400-c.1700: essays in tribute to David Beers Quinn (Liverpolii: Liverpool University Press, 1994) pp. 167-190 (paginae selectae apud Google Books)
  • Norman J. W. Thrower, Sir Francis Drake and the Famous Voyage, 1577-1580: Essays Commemorating the Quadricentennial of Drake's Circumnavigation of the Earth. Berkeleiae: University of California Press, 1984 (Paginae selectae apud Google Books)

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