The defeat of the Spanish Armada

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J. Cape, 1959 - Armada, 1588 - 382 pages
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User Review  - sonofcarc - LibraryThing

This book was in my house growing up, and I read it over and over -- it's wonderfully written. It needs to be pointed out, though, that Mattingly was a diplomatic historian. N.A.M. Rodger, in the ... Read full review

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High school world history classes have a simple explanation for the "Armada". A lot of little English ships took on the Spanish, clumsy ships, outdid them rather like David with his slingshot, the ... Read full review

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Contents

PREFACE
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CURTAINRAISER Fotheringhay February 18th 1587
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PERPLEXITY OF A QUEEN
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