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England and the Spanish Armada

England and the Spanish Armada

papers arising from the 1988 conference, University College, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, Australia

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Published by English Dept., University College, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra, ACT, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
    • English literature -- Spanish influences -- Congresses.,
    • Armada, 1588, in literature -- Congresses.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Tudors, 1485-1603 -- Congresses.,
    • Spain -- History, Naval -- 16th century -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Jeff Doyle and Bruce Moore.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 18, Occasional paper (Australian Defence Force Academy. English Dept.) ;, no. 18.
      ContributionsDoyle, Jeff, 1952-, Moore, Bruce., Australian Defence Force Academy. English Dept.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR129.S7 E54 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 195 p. :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1586920M
      ISBN 100731701275
      LC Control Number91114207

      Get this from a library! England and the Spanish Armada: the necessary quarrel. [James McDermott] -- "The Anglo-Spanish War of was, to most contemporary Englishmen, a conflict for the soul of the nation. To their descendants, the Armada campaign of - the most dramatic phase of the.   After Mary's death, Elizabeth took over and set England back on the course of Protestantism and aiding others which annoyed Philip who subsequently unleashed the Spanish Armada.

      I bought this book expecting a short but detailed summary of the Spanish Armada campaign and this book exceeded my expectations. The book is well written with a smooth flow, covering the necessary background, belligerents involved, ship types and opposing navies, and the differences between the Spanish and English fighting by: 1. 1. Introduction In July the Spanish Armada also known as “La Armada Grande” or “The Invincible Armada,” sailed from Spain to overthrow England. The purpose of this invade was to put an end to the long aggressive toward colonies and take back the possession of the Spaniards which was being lead by Queen Elizabeth I.

      The Spanish Armada of , called derisively by non-Spaniards "The Invincible Armada", sailed from Lisbon in May, but adverse winds and storms delayed its appearance off southwest England until July Buy The Defeat Of The Spanish Armada 3Rev Ed by Mattingly, Garrett (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(23).


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