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Orbem Circumnavigarunt

Fred Calef sent us this pic of Captain Cook‘s memorial plaque in Westminster Abbey, I like that his name sits between Francis Drake and Francis Chichester, I wonder if there is something special about the name Francis

A memorial to Captain James Cook, Sir Francis Drake and Sir Francis Chichester was unveiled in the south cloister of Westminster Abbey on 4th October 1979 (known as the Navigators’ memorial). All three men had circumnavigated the globe by sea in different eras.

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