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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