Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Sir Francis Drake (aka The Adventures of Sir Francis Drake) was a British adventure television series starring Terence Morgan as Sir Francis Drake, commander of the sailing ship the Golden Hind. As well as battles at sea, sword fights, the series also deals with intrigue at Elizabeth's court, often caused by Spaniard, Mendoza.
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... Episode Prod Title Directed by Written by Original airdate 1 The Prisoner"Peter Maxwell Ian Stuart Black 12 November 1961 The Golden Hind sinks a Spanish ship and prisoners are bought aboard ... Among them Countess Inez Natasha Parry)who plans to repay Drake'skindnesses by sinking his ship using a long fuse made by Roberto Warren Mitchell)from her ... Drake evacuates his ship as time for its sinking comes close,staying on board with the Countess ...
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“Forever float that standard sheet!
Where breathes the foe but falls before us,
With Freedoms soil beneath our feet,
And Freedoms banner streaming oer us!”
—Joseph Rodman Drake (17951820)
“Friendship and money: oil and water.”
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