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The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

Sam Willis

Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES.

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Why did the Spanish launch their Armada on England?

How did Francis Drake counter the Spanish threat?

And why were so many ships lost at sea?


In 1585 Spain was the most POWERFUL Empire in the known world.

As tensions between PROTESTANT England and CATHOLIC Spain rose . . .

SPAIN decided to INVADE ENGLAND.

And launched the SPANISH ARMADA

This raises the question: how did England manage to overthrow the Spanish invasion? Was it luck or judgement?

Discover the answers and more inside Sam Willis's Ladybird Expert - The Spanish Armada, the thrilling and accessible account that explains what happened, who the key figures were and the tactics, triumphs and failures on both sides . . .

Biography

Sam Willis is a historian, archaeologist and broadcaster and one of the world's leading authorities on maritime and naval history. His work takes him on adventures all over the world.