Talk: The Untold Stories of the Africans who sailed with Francis Drake
  • The Golden Hinde, St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, London, United Kingdom
    SE1 9DE
  • Wednesday 10th October 7:00pm until 9:00pm
Join Dr. Miranda Kaufmann, the author of Black Tudors: The Untold Story, for a voyage into Black British History aboard The Golden Hinde.

Dr. Miranda Kaufmann, the author of Black Tudors: The Untold Story, will first whisk you away to Panama, where an African man named Diego first met Francis Drake in 1572.

Then you will follow in Diego's footsteps as he pursues adventure in the Caribbean and then, four years later, around the world. But Diego was not the only African to sail with Drake. You will hear of at least six other African men who joined the Golden Hinde as she sailed up the western coast of South America.

The voyage into Black British History ends when the Golden Hinde arrives at Crab Island, Indonesia, where a heavily pregnant African woman named Maria, was scandalously abandoned.

Dr. Miranda's Kaufmann's book will be available for purchase after the talk, please bring cash as card payments will not be possible.

Doors open at 19:00, talk is from 19:30 - 20:30 and there will be time for Q&A.

Visit for more information on her work.

Price: Standard Ticket: GBP 10.0

Category: Attractions, Talks and Lectures



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