Episode 31: Francis Drake is Aragorn; Elizabethan Age Part 3

An artist’s interpretation of Dudley, Duke of Leicester.

An artist’s interpretation of Sir John Hawkins.

A map of French Colonial Canada.

And Eye Witness History’s post on the invasion of Florida.

The remains of St Augustine, still present today.

A summary of Aragorn’s attack on Umbar, if you haven’t read LOTR or need a quick reminder (Thorongil is Aragorn’s alias).

If you want to learn more about the Dutch war against Spain.


A map of Drake’s voyage from 1585.
A map of Drakes 1587 raid on Cadiz.
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