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The year sir-fransis drake died. and the queen made him a night .in 1596 he died of an illness off the gulf of mexico, his ship the golden hind was retired years before left on a rock for display but was weathered to much and died. They are currently recovering oe of his ships.. At age 23, Drake made his first voyage to the Americas, sailing with his second cousin, Sir John Hawkins, on one of a fleet of ships owned by his relatives, the Hawkins family of Plymouth. In 1568 Drake was again with the Hawkins fleet when it was trapped by the Spaniards in the Mexican port of San Juan de Ulúa. He escaped...

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