Invincible Armada

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the great fleet sent from Spain against England by Philip II in 1588

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In contrast, when the USA's "Big 16" flaunted "Manifest Destiny" in the Asia-Pacific in 1908, that invincible armada had to stop at the breakwater of Manila Bay because the Pearl of the Orient was stricken with cholera.
Il paraEt que c'est l'epoque qui veut ca (suivez notre regard) mais cela pese d'un poids insoupconne dans la place a accorder a cette Invincible Armada qui siphonne les trophees de la planete foot depuis quatre ans.
She proceeds to argue that English and Spanish have been at war since Queen Elizabeth defeated the Invincible Armada in 1588.
As for this invincible Armada, Urquhart no doubt would send it to the sea bottom.
It was a matter of bad luck for King Philip II of Spain that a storm scattered the invincible Armada in the English Channel.