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The Golden Hinde was a 16th century warship which circumnavigated the world between 1577 and 1580 under Francis (later Sir Francis) Drake. The original Golden Hinde was, effectively, a pirate ship enjoying tacit support of Queen Elizabeth I whose main target was the lumbering Spanish galleons loaded with gold and silver in transit from South America to Spain. The Golden Hinde had a speed of about seven knots compared to the three-four knots of the galleons.

The Globe Theatre in London is a reconstruction of the 16th century original which in turn played a key role in the development of the English language insofar as many of William Shakespeare’s plays were written with the particular auditorium and audience in mind. Shakespeare also had a shareholding in the Globe.

Borough Market is a dynamic and vibrant wholesale and retail food market located in Southwark, London, England. It is one of the largest and oldest food markets in London, with a market on the site dating back to around 1014 AD