Spanish Armada

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Synonyms for Spanish Armada

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

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The first Ark Royal, a 38-gun ship built for Sir Walter Raleigh, earned her battle honours against the Spanish Armada under Lord Howard in 1588 and again eight years later in Cadiz.
Which king sent the Spanish Armada to attributed to the English poet and dramatist invade England in 1588?
Drake is considered one of Britain's greatest naval heroes having led the English fleet in victory over the Spanish Armada in 1588 as they prepared for an invasion of Britain, the Daily Mail reported.
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The earliest reference to fire ships was by the Greeks in 414 BC and they were used by the English against the Spanish Armada in 1588.
The first, a 38-gun vessel built for Sir Walter Raleigh, helped defeat the Spanish Armada in 1588.
1588: Sir Francis Drake took part in the most famous game of bowls in history on Plymouth Hoe when he received news that the Spanish Armada was off the coast of Cornwall.
Which Spanish monarch sent the Spanish Armada against England?
From Moses' instructions to his people to march without him in Biblical times, to Queen Elizabeth I's support for her troops against the Spanish Armada, to Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech to Josef's Stalin call to "Defend Every Inch" in World War II to George W.
What if the Spanish Armada won and Britain is now under Spanish occupation?
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One such storm in 1350, for instance, led to the signing of the treaty of Bretigny between France and England, vicious storms in the Atlantic Ocean contributed to England's defeat of the Spanish armada in 1588.
That the English fleet did so badly against the Spanish Armada in 1588 they actually thought they had lost the battle?