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 cabin to the ship'sgunpowder stored below ... Drake evacuates his ship as time for its sinking comes close,staying on board with the Countess ...
Famous quotes containing the words drake, sir and/or francis:
“And when the cannon-mouthings loud
Heave in wild wreaths the battle-shroud,”
—Joseph Rodman Drake (17951820)
“O Lord! thou knowest how busy I must be this day: if I forget thee, do not thou forget me.”
—Jacob, Sir Astley (15791652)
“Then came the Lord Chamberlain with his white staff,
And all the people began to laugh;
And then the Queen began to speak,
Youre welcome home, Sir Francis Drake.”
—Unknown. Upon Sir Francis Drakes Return from His Voyage about the World, and the Queens Meeting Him (l. 58)