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drake

1. male duck.
2. loliumtemulentum.
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The Sir Francis Drake Hotel has been well maintained, with approximately $23 million in capital investment since 2005, including the addition of the lobby bar, full modernization of the hotel's HVAC system, full renovation of guestroom bathrooms and other guestroom upgrades.
Kimco has made a specialty of reviving run-down vintage hotels like the Sir Francis Drake.
The rating affirmations are due to the stable performance of the transaction's remaining loan, the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, since the last rating action.
THE wills of more than a million people, including William Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Sir Francis Drake, are being published online for the first time.
1967: Round-the-world yachtsman Francis Chichester was knighted by the Queen with a sword once owned by Sir Francis Drake.
There is also new entertainment for 2004, including a new Opening Ceremony at the Front Gate at 9:30 each morning with the lord mayor, Sir Francis Drake, and a cast of colorful characters.
Members who gather at Plymouth Hoe - where Sir Francis Drake finished his game before tackling the Spanish Armada - are furious at the city council's plans.
Ever since Sir Francis Drake overpowered a treasure ship off the coast of Peru, every mariner had dreamed of capturing one of those towering vessels.
Also on this day: 1587: Sir Francis Drake sailed into Cardiz and sank the Spanish fleet at harbour; 1775: The British General Gage fired on a small crowd at Lexington, Massachusetts, thus opening the American War of Independence; 1882: Death of biologist Charles Darwin; 1927: Mae West found guilty of indecent behaviour in her Broadway production of Sex and sentenced to ten days imprisonment and a $500 fine; 1951: The first Miss World beauty contest took place in Britain; 1992: Comedian Frankie Howerd (pictured), died.
CLAIMS that Elizabethan sea dog Sir Francis Drake buried millions of pounds worth of booty on an island off the Chilean coast were disputed by a British expert yesterday.
Sir Philip hath taken a very hard resolution to accompany Sir Francis Drake in this voyage, moved thereto for that he saw her Majesty disposed to commit the charge of Flushing unto some other;(45) which he reputed would fall out greatly to his disgrace, to see another preferred before him, both for birth and judgment inferior unto him.
The rating affirmations are due to the stable to improved performance of the transaction's remaining loan, the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, since the last rating action.