Editors. "Queen Elizabeth knights Francis Drake at Deptford". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Queen Elizabeth knights Francis Drake at Deptford. He had returned four months earlier from a successful circumnavigation of the globe, the first by an Englishman.