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The Spanish Armada (Discovering)

Sheela Speers

The Spanish Armada (Discovering)

by Sheela Speers

  • 80 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Penguin U S A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baby books,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers,
  • History - General History,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Armada, 1588

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7862214M
    ISBN 100721410936
    ISBN 109780721410937
    OCLC/WorldCa60093664

    Michael Lewis, in his work The Spanish Armada, , says of them, "The best contemporary evidence (of the Armada's sailing order) comes from the set of charts drawn by the artist Adams and engraved in They show the Armada in the form of a quarter moon, its convex curve pointing up-Channel, its horns trailing west". The Spanish Aramda is a radical interpretation of why Philip II's Armada of failed so disastrously. This new edition is based on a fresh examination of archival sources across Europe, combined with the archaeological investigation of some of its wrecked ships off the coasts of Scotland and Ireland. The new edition has been extensively revised to incorporate ten further /5(2).

    • The Armada was spotted in the Channel and were attacked from Plymouth losing 2 ships to the English • English ships stayed a safe distance but chased Spanish ships into the narrow English Channel, better equipped for smaller ships • The Armada had hoped to anchor off the Isle of Wight and wait for Palma, being chased didn’t allow for.   The third book in this marvelously crafted series finds Christoval/Kit part of an expedition being led by Francis Drake and John Norreys; the goals are to play havoc with what remains of the Spanish Navy after the defeat of The Armada and to place the rightful King of Portugal (rightful in the eyes of England) back on his throne.

    Get this from a library! The Spanish Armada. [Colin Martin; Geoffrey Parker] -- A detailed and profusely illustrated large-size volume looks at events leading up to the famous sixteenth-century invasion of England, details of the campaign, and the reasons it failed. Using unique. With the launch of the Spanish Armada in , England suffered its greatest threat since the Norman invasion some years before. The Spanish King, Philip II had devised a complex plan where by the armada would sail up the English Channel, pick up the Spanish Army of Flanders on the French coast and ferry them across to England.


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“The victory of the English navy over the Spanish Armada in is one of those defining moments of British pluck and determination Well no, not really, says historian Robert Hutchinson in his revelatory new book.”Cited by: 1.

This book is the utmost authority on The Spanish Armada. Written in amazing detail by Robert Hutchinson, The story sets the stage of the Spanish Armada campaign inshowing the ascension to the throne by Elizabeth, and the events of the time in England and Spain that led to war/5.

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.

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Spanish Armada (ärmä´də),fleet launched by Philip II of Spain for the invasion of England, to overthrow the Protestant Elizabeth I and establish Philip on the English throne; also called the Invincible Armada.

Preparations, under the command of the marqués de Santa Cruz, began in but were seriously delayed by a surprise attack on Cádiz by Sir Francis Drake in   Buy The Spanish Armada UK ed. by Hutchinson, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(17). The Armada is a popular history by Garrett Mattingly—a historian who taught at Columbia University—about the attempt of the Spanish Armada to invade England in It was published in by Houghton Mifflin Company, and Mattingly won a special Pulitzer Prize for the work in as "a first class history and a The Spanish Armada book work of high order.".

One biographer wrote that The. The Spanish Armada was a naval force of about ships, plus some 8, seamen and an estima soldiers manning thousands of guns.

Roughly 40 of. On Aug. 8,years ago today, the British Navy defeated the Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines off the coast of Spanish Armada was a powerful fleet of armed ships and transports that tried to invade defeat at Gravelines ended Spain’s hopes of invasion.

The failure of the Armada was a great blow to the prestige of Spain. Popular history dictates that the defeat of the Spanish Armada was a David versus Goliath victory, snatched by plucky and outnumbered English forces.

In this tightly written and fascinating new history, Robert Hutchinson explodes this myth, revealing the true destroyers of the Spanish Armada—inclement weather and bad by: 1. The Spanish Armada campaign of changed the course of European history.

If the Spanish captain-general Medina Sidonia had managed to successfully escort the Duke of Parma’s invasion force across the narrow seas from Flanders, the future of Elizabeth I’s government and Protestant England would have looked very black indeed.4/5(32). Queen elizabeth and the spanish armada book - Queen Elizabeth and the Spanish Armada (World Landmark Books, W) Discover delightful children's books with Prime Book Box, a subscription that.

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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. England’s attempts to repel this fleet involved the first naval battles to be fought entirely with heavy guns, and.

In the summer ofa great body of ships sailed from Spain on a Crusade: to restore England to Catholicism. The ensuing events brought a Spanish word, armada, into the English language and created a host of legends.

Intrepid English sea dogs in tiny ships, it Brand: New Word City, Inc. After Mary's death, Elizabeth took over and set England back on the course of Protestantism and aiding others which annoyed Philip who. Defeat of the "Invincible" Spanish Armada Defeat of the "Invincible" Spanish Armada "And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him, Let not him that girdeth on his harness (armour) boast himself as he that putteth it off." (I Kings ).

This year is the th anniversary of the destruction of the Spanish Armada ().File Size: KB. The Spanish Aramda is a radical interpretation of why Philip II's Armada of failed so disastrously.

This new edition is based on a fresh examination of archival sources across Europe, combined with the archaeological investigation of some of its wrecked ships off the coasts of Scotland and Ireland.

The new edition has been extensively revised to incorporate ten further 4/5(1). 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 book The Defeat of the Spanish Armada notes: “Several [ships’ companies] had no food at all and went on dying of sheer starvation,” though they were anchored in a Spanish port.

The book says that in the Spanish harbor of Laredo, one ship ran aground “because there were not enough men left able to lower the sails and drop the anchor.”. Armada Strategies for Spanish Sink the Casinos' This breakthrough book is composed of three parts - the Armada Play Basic Strategy, which is the correct play for every player hand against every dealer upcard, the Armada Ruse for maximizing comps while simultaneously reducing risk, and the Armada Brand: Shamrock Eden Publishing.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.Colin Martin (underwater archaeologist) and Geoffrey Parker's (historian) The Spanish Armada is an impressive and groundbreaking piece of multi-disciplinary scholarship.

The causes and the eventual result of the Armada have never been that open to interpretation but the reasons for the extraordinary failure have been/5(12).