Sir Francis Drake 1961-62 ABC TV

Elizabethan actio on the high seas with Sir Francis Drake as played by Terrance Morgan aboard his ship the Golden Hind. Taking his orders directly from Queen Elizabeth the First , Drake was a lone wolf and expert swordsman, who throughout the twenty six half hour episodes loyally defended both queen and country from foreign invaders. Also in the regular cast was Roger Delgado as Mendoza who would later become the Master in Doctor Who, and a young Michael Crawford. While guest cast included Patrick Troughton, David McCallum, Barry Morse.