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Felipe Fernández-Armesto

The Spanish Armada

Drake playing bowls on Plymouth Hoe, the bonfires that flashed warnings of th Armada’s approach, Elizabeth’s address to her army at Tilbury: These images have helped to turn the events of August 1588 into a glorious God-sent victory, a Protestant David overcoming the Goliath of Spanish tyrany. In this...