Francis Drake Hall
Francis Drake Hall at the University of Plymouth is conveniently situated on the University campus. You'll have everything on your doorstep, including the popular campus restaurant Drake's Café.
More pirate than patriot? Examining Sir Francis Drake's legacy of exploration
More pirate than patriot? Sir Francis Drake and his legacy of exploration. Dr Elaine Murphy unravels the two sides of the story behind Elizabethan mariner, explorer – and former mayor of Plymouth – Sir Francis Drake.
Fifteen men on a dead man’s chest; yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum? Exploring the truth behind the pirate stereotype
Fifteen men on a dead man’s chest; yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum? From wooden legs to walking the plank, Dr Elaine Murphy unpacks the myths which have influenced our representation of the classic pirate.