William Charles Henry Wood (1864-1947) was the author of All Afloat: A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways, Captains of the Civil War: A Chronicle of the Blue and the Gray, The Father of British Canada: A Chronicle of Carleton, and The Winning of Canada: A Chronicle of Wolfe.
Elizabethan Sea-Dogs (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Chronicle of Drake and His Companionsby William Wood
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Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596) sailed around the world, his exploits opening the way for England’s colonization of America, taking power from Spain on land and sea. Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, Sir Walter Raleigh, and the Spanish Armada also figure in this 1918 history, which includes a portrait of Elizabethan England and life afloat in Tudor times.
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