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Spanish John and the great armada

Ellen Regan

Spanish John and the great armada

by Ellen Regan

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Published by Mercier Press in [Cork] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover design by SPACE; cover illustration by Michelle Conway from an original drawing by Frank McCarthy. Typeset by Deirdre"s Desktop. Printed by Colourbooks.

StatementEllen Regan ; illustrated by Frank McCarthy.
ContributionsMcCarthy, Frank, cover illustrator., Conway, Michelle, cover illustrator., Colour Books (Dublin, Ireland),, Deirdre"s Desktop, SPACE
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. ;
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15532278M

Start studying Puritan Opposition and the Spanish Armada. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. THE Defeat of the Spanish Armada being the most glorious Victory that was ever obtained at Sea, and the most important to the British Nation, every Method deserves some Praise, that may in a suitable Manner propagate the Memory of it. Our Ancestors, that were personally interested in it, were so careful it should not pass into Oblivion, that they procured the Engagements between the two Fleets.

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  It was bad luck, bad tactics and bad weather that defeated the Spanish Armada—not the derring-do displayed on the high seas by Elizabeth’s intrepid sea dogs. But it was a near run thing. The Spanish Armada off the English coast, historical painting by Cornelis Claesz. van Wieringen () via Wikimedia Commons. There is no denying that the Spanish Armada win was a great achievement for Elizabeth but to be honest, in my opinion clearly it was not her only success and neither should it be credited as.


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Spanish Armada, also called Armada or Invincible Armada, Spanish Armada Española or Armada Invencible, the great fleet sent by King Philip II of Spain in to invade England in conjunction with a Spanish army from Flanders.

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John Guy, 'Tudor England' - A very detailed introductory book which covers all of the Tudors and particularly focuses on Henry VIII. Gives a good overview of court intrigue, too. This book examines the process by which the Spaniard, a long-term ally and friend, became in English eyes the epitome of human depravity, and how resistance to his imagined goals helped shape an emerging sense of nationhood.

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Date: June to September Area of the Spanish Armada campaign: The English Channel, the North Sea and the seas around the North and West of Scotland, the Orkneys and the West of Ireland. Combatants in the Spanish Armada campaign: The Armada (Spanish for “Fleet”), manned by Spaniards, Portuguese, Italians, Germans, Dutch, Flemings, Irish and English against the.

The Spanish and English fleets off Start Point, one of the John Pine engravings of the Armada tapestries, [53] Of this engraving by John Pine after the Howard-House of Lords tapestries, showing the same scene as in the chart on the previous page, we reproduce the center pictorial portion only, omitting the elaborate decorative borders.

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I have envisioned a two pronged.