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The first two volumes of his History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada appeared in 1856, and the work was completed in 1870.
Brass cannon recovered from wrecked vessels of the Spanish Armada are mounted on the walls.
She alone could have given the Spanish Armada any real chance of success; and as the prospect of invasion loomed larger on the horizon, fiercer grew the popular determination to remove the only possible centre of a domestic rising, without which the external attack was bound to be a failure.
Only when he had reached the conclusion that his power would never be secure in the Netherlands or the New World until England was conquered, did he despatch the Spanish Armada.
With the defeat of the Spanish Armada Elizabeth's work was done, and during the last fifteen years of her reign she got more out of touch with her people.Advertisement
Elizabeth of England he wished to restore to the Roman obedience either by conversion or by force; but these projects were shattered by the destruction of the Spanish Armada.
In the overthrow of the Spanish Armada they had already received a great defeat; with the Peace of Westphalia the Catholic advance was baffled.
A magnificent Spanish armada consisting of 77 vessels, manned by 24,000 soldiers and sailors under the command of Admiral Oquendo, were sent to the Channel in September with orders to drive the Dutch from the narrow seas and land a large body of troops at Dunkirk.
He commanded a ship against the Spanish Armada in 1588, and is said to have served under Drake in his expedition of 1595.
The keep was added to the castle in the reign of Henry I., and in the reign of Elizabeth, when the Spanish Armada was expected, it was surrounded by an elaborate pentagonal fortification.Advertisement
The defeat of the Spanish armada in 1588 had been the final victory gained on behalf of the independence of the English church and state.
In the chancel of the parish church of St Mary, a building ranging from Transitional Norman to Perpendicular, is buried Lord Howard, the commander of the English navy against the Spanish Armada.
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Dee shared in this optimism, for he had also had a hand in the defeat of the Spanish armada.
My mother hearing of the Spanish Armada sailing up the English channel gave premature birth to me ' .Advertisement
No wonder there is the legend of a wrecked galleon from the Spanish Armada somewhere in the bay.
Back to top Spanish Armada For centuries Boulogne was a heavily fortified border stronghold.