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The English Armada the greatest naval disaster in English history

Author: Luis Gorrochategui Santos
Publisher: London Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Gorrochategui Santos
ISBN: 9781350016972 1350016977 9781350019416 1350019410 9781350016996 1350016993 9781350016989 1350016985
OCLC Number: 1113829069
Description: 323 p. ill.
Contents: List of Illustrations1. IntroductionPart I: The Spanish Armada2. The Vicious Circle 3. In Corunna4. In the Channel5. Carrick na SpaniaPart II: The English Armada6. Preparations in England7. Preparations in Corunna8. The Landing9. The Capture of Pescaderia10. To the Walls11. The Oath12. The First Attacks 13. The Mined Turret14. Maria Pita15. San Anton and El Burgo16. Full Sail to Lisbon17. Heading South18. The Landing in Peniche19. The March Begins20. At Loures21. In the Outskirts of Lisbon 22. Encamisada23. The Awakening of Sao Jorge24. The Trojan Horses25. Counteroffensive26. Turning Point27. Two Banners28. Essex, Cardenas and the Windmills29. To the Sea30. Naval Combat31. Port-of-call in Vigo32. Return to EnglandPart III: The War Continues33. A Glove, a Lion and El Dorado34. The End of Drake and Hawkins35. Cadiz and the North Wind36. Crimson Taffeta37. PeaceEpilogueBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Luis Gorrochategui Santos.


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