Elizabeth I and the Spanish Armada

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  1. A Report of the Truth, HMS Revenge and the Spanish Armada, 1588

    ... TWIXT THE REVENGE, ONE OF HER MAJESTIES SHIPPES, AND AN ARMADA OF THE KING OF SPAINE.     BECAUSE the rumours are ... by one Captaine Midleton, of the approach of the Spanish Armada. Which Midleton being in a verie good Sailer, had kept them ...

  2. PROMINENT PERIODS OF ROYAL NAVAL HISTORY.

    ... Battle of Spithead , 1545. Lord Lisle. Armada , 1588. Howard, Drake, Hawkyns, Frobisher, &c. Cadiz , 1596. ... PERIOD The Cromwellian Era, from 1642 to 1660. Dutch and Spanish Wars. Battle of Dover Roads , 1652. Battle in ...

  3. c1500 - 1700, CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF THE CHIEF SERVICES OF THE ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES

    ... to dispute the fact. But while we glory in the tale of the Armada and of a long line of brilliant victories, culminating in the supreme ... sack of Santiago and Cartagena. 1587. Apr. 19. The Spanish Shipping in Cadiz burnt by Sir Francis Drake. 1587. June. Capture of ...

  4. Second Scottish built Royal Navy warship moves closer to service

    ... vessel will recognise our important maritime links. From the Spanish Armada to the Falklands Crisis, ships built, repaired and manned at Medway ...

"...I am come amongst you as you see at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of battle, to live or die amongst you all – to lay down for my God, and for my kingdoms, and for my people, my honour and my blood even in the dust. I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king – and of a King of England too..." - Elizabeth I of England