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        Francis Drake | PBS World Explorers

        In the race for exploration and colonization during the 16th century, Sir Francis Drake was a famous privateer and explorer known for his raids on Spanish fleets and harbors. While regarded as a hero to England during his life, Drake's violent privateering and involvement in the slave trade makes him a controversial figure today.

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