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England and the Spanish Armada

James McDermott

England and the Spanish Armada

the necessary quarrel

by James McDermott

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English


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StatementJames McDermott.
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LC ClassificationsDA
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 411 p., [8] p. of plates ;
Number of Pages411
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22633748M
ISBN 10030010698X


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This book examines the process by which the Spaniard, a long-term ally and friend, became in English eyes the epitome of human depravity, and how resistance to his imagined goals helped shape an emerging sense of nationhood. The antipathies generated by this process ensured that the Armada campaign was a battle for different ideals of civilization.

The book is basically a rahash of the myths about the Armada of That war actually lasted from to The author never mentions anything about the English Armada ofwhere Drake and Norris were decisively defeated ending any /5(4).

Whiting paints a sympathetic picture of the ill-fated Duke of Medina Sedonia and the beloved Elizabeth, queen of England. Elizabeth's loving letter to her people provides some of the most poignant moments in the book. Appendix A is a Comparison of Santa Cruz's estimate for an Armada with the Armada which sailed in Cited by: 1.

Hutchinson's "The Spanish Armada" recounts the epic failure of King Phillip II's planned invasion of England in The long Prologue and first chapter provide background on Elizabeth's accession to the throne and the subsequent suppression of English by: 1.

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The Armada (book) The Armada is a popular history by Garrett Mattingly —a historian who taught at Columbia University —about the attempt of the. The book The Defeat of the Spanish Armada notes: “Several [ships’ companies] had no food at all and went on dying of sheer starvation,” though they were anchored in a Spanish port.

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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 Date: July–August 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 luck.

Of the Spanish ships that set sail against England, only 60 limped home, the rest wrecked or sank with barely a shot fired from their main by: 1. Spanish Armada, also called Armada or Invincible Armada, Spanish Armada Española or Armada Invencible, the great fleet sent by King Philip II of Spain in to invade England in conjunction with a Spanish army from Flanders.

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After the accession of Elizabeth I inProtestant England was beset by the hostile Catholic powers of Europe - not least Spain/5(17). In The Spanish Armada, out this season in a sturdy hardcover from Thomas Dunne Books, Hutchinson tells again the history of Spain’s massive seaborne attack on the England of Elizabeth I, a story told with real distinction at least twice already in English in the last century, first in Garrett Mattingly’s best-selling and very durable.

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.

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The purpose of this invade was to put an end to the long aggressive toward colonies and take back the possession of the Spaniards which was being lead by Queen Elizabeth I. The Spanish Armada ofcalled derisively by non-Spaniards "The Invincible Armada", sailed from Lisbon in May, but adverse winds and storms delayed its appearance off southwest England until July Buy The Defeat Of The Spanish Armada 3Rev Ed by Mattingly, Garrett (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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