Spanish story of the Armada

and other essays by James Anthony Froude

Publisher: Longmans, Green in London, New York

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Statementby James Anthony Froude.
SeriesThe Silver library
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 394 p. ;
Number of Pages394
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During the year between July , when the Spanish Armada set sail from Spain and July , when the survivors of the English counterpart of this fleet, the little-known English Armada, reached port in England, two of history's worst naval catastrophes took place. A great deal of attention has been dedicated to the former and precious little to the latter. This book presents . The Invincible Armada. During almost the whole reign of Philip II. the army of Spain was kept busily engaged, now with the Turks and the Barbary states, now with the revolted Moriscos, or descendants of the Moors of Granada, now in the conquest of Portugal, now with the heretics of the Netherlands.   Somebody has killed an aging American veteran and Wesley Peterson has to find out who--and why. Old animosities between the U.S. soldiers and the English people uprooted from their homes come into play, but a psychic claims that the Armada Boy--a survivor of the Spanish Armada is the one to Ellis writes a fine mystery but what makes this book so 5/5(5). Chronicling one of the most spectacular events of the sixteenth century, The Armada is the definitive story of the English fleet’s infamous defeat of the Spanish Armada in The esteemed and critically acclaimed historian Garrett Mattingly explores all dimensions of the naval campaign, which captured the attention of the European world and played a deciding role in 4/5(3).

The Spanish story of the Armada, and other essays. by James Anthony Froude. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. In this engaging volume, archeologist and historian Hutchinson (Young Henry) sets out to overturn one of the cherished legends taught in British primary schools: that the Spanish Armada was v. Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find The Voyage of the Armada: The Spanish Story () by Howarth, David/5().   The Spanish Armada sailed from Spain in July The Spanish Armada’s task was to overthrow protestant England lead by Queen Elizabeth I. The Spanish Armada proved to be an expensive disaster for the Spanish but for the English it was a celebrated victory making Sir Francis Drake even more of a hero than he already was and even having an impact on Tudor .

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 A dramatic blow-by-blow account of the defeat of the Spanish Armada by the English fleet - a tale of derring-do and disaster on the high seas by one of our best narrative historians. After the accession of Elizabeth I in , Protestant England was beset by the hostile Catholic powers of Europe - not least Spain/5(17).

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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.

This wonderfully descriptive book by the English author, David Howarth, is well worth reading if you have a desire to learn about the Spanish Armada and the "Enterprise against England".

Although this book, `The Voyage of the Armada' () is not as detailed as `The Armada' () by Garrett Mattingly, its still a great story and well worth /5(17). 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.

It tells the story of the Spanish Armada from the Spanish point of view, through letters, official documents, and first-hand accounts of participants. It was a fascinating story. I especially enjoyed learning more about King Philip's poor leadership and the duke of Medina Sidonia's noble, unwilling service to the king/5.

The Spanish Armada was an enormous ship naval fleet dispatched by Spain in as part of a planned invasion of England. Following years of hostilities between Spain and England, King Philip.

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 victory of the English navy over the Spanish Armada in is one of those defining moments in our history, a shining example, so the story goes, of British pluck and determination to succeed against almost overwhelming odds.

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

The Spanish Armada was a Spanish naval fleet (army of ships) most famous for being used by Spain's King Philip II against Britain in The ships were on their way to Flanders (across the English channel from England) to fetch an army to invade England. The Royal Navy of England during queen Elizabeth I's reign caught up with them on the way.

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The Spanish Armada (Spanish: Grande y Felicísima Armada, lit. 'Great and Most Fortunate Navy') was a Habsburg Spanish fleet of ships that sailed from Corunna in late Mayunder the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia, with the purpose of escorting an army from Flanders to invade Sidonia was an aristocrat without naval command experience but was Date: July–August This award-­winning story of the defeat of the Spanish Armada has been hailed as a historical masterpiece.

The book covers Queen Elizabeth's reign over a turbulent nation, while the Duke of Parma plans the invasion of England from the Netherlands.

The crucial period from February to December is presented in a series of detailed, dramatic scenes.4/5(1). Clare Avery, by Emily Sarah Holt._____This book, one of Emily Holt's many historical novels, is set in thereign of Elizabeth, around the time of the Armada, which has a chapterto itself.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Froude, James Anthony, Spanish story of the Armada. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., The story of the Spanish Armada introduction by Captain Mahan Summary Poster shows an illustration of the destruction of the Spanish Armada; ships on fire and black smoke filling the air.

Contributor Names Varian, George,artist. Although this book, 'The Voyage of the Armada' () is not as detailed as 'The Armada' () by Garrett Mattingly, its still a great story and well worth the time to read. By all accounts this story of the enterprise is told as it was seen through the eyes and experiences of the Spanish soldiers and sailors and is very well done in that regard/5(13).

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.

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Of all the stories concerning ships of the Spanish Armada and Mayo, this seems the most concrete. Probably already damaged at some stage, whether during the battles off south-east England or later due to weather and conditions at sea, the Rata was blown into Blacksod Bay and ran aground at Fahy Strand, near Ballycroy, on September 21st.

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".Neuware - The Spanish story of the Armada, and other essays is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hans Elektronisches Buch is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.

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