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📒The Spanish Armada ✍ Colin Martin
✏The Spanish Armada Book Summary : The full story of the Spanish Armada, a threat that vanished as quickly as it came, is pieced together in this masterly study. The authors used Spanish and Dutch archives to reassess the Armada, augmented by underwater discoveries from the wrecks.
📒The Armada Of Flanders ✍ R. A. Stradling
✏The Armada of Flanders Book Summary : The armada's contribution to the tenacious survival of Spanish hegemony.
📒The Armada ✍ Garrett Mattingly
✏The Armada Book Summary : Chronicles events surrounding the 1588 defeat of the Spanish Armada and explains its effects on European history.
📒The Spanish Armada A D 1588 ✍ Thomas Lathbury
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📒Armada ✍ Charles Gidley Wheeler
✏Armada Book Summary : Abandoned by his father to drown off the coast of Spain, Tristram Pascoe's life is saved by Sara, who is in a marriage of convenience to a Portuguese nobleman. Suspected of heresy, Sara is brought before the Grand Inquisitor and risks being burnt as a witch to help Tristram escape. Tristram is pressed into service as an English spy, and travels to Cadiz and Lisbon, where the Spanish invasion force is assembling. From the first rumors of a Spanish invasion to the horrors of the Channel firefights, Armada is a story of the triumph of human love over religious conflict.
📒Avoid Sailing In The Spanish Armada ✍ John Malam
✏Avoid Sailing in the Spanish Armada Book Summary : The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach in this book encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters and to follow the story from Spain to the English Channel, around Scotland and Ireland and back home again. Informative captions, a comprehensive glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts. It is relevant to Key Stage 2 History and helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.
📒The Spanish Armada ✍ Robert Hutchinson
✏The Spanish Armada Book Summary : After the accession of Elizabeth I in 1558, Protestant England was beset by the hostile Catholic powers of Europe, including Spain. In October 1585, King Philip II of Spain declared his intention to destroy Protestant England and began preparing invasion plans, leading to an intense intelligence war between the two countries and culminating in the dramatic sea battles of 1588. Popular history dictates that the defeat of the Spanish Armada was a David versus Goliath victory, snatched by plucky and outnumbered English forces. 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 125 Spanish ships that set sail against England, only 60 limped home, the rest wrecked or sank with barely a shot fired from their main armament. In this dramatic hour-by-hour, blow-by-blow account of the Spanish Armada's attempt to destroy Elizabeth's England, Hutchinson spins a compelling and unbelievable narrative. Using everything from contemporary eyewitness accounts to papers held by the national archives in Spain and the United Kingdom, Robert Hutchinson re-creates one of history's most famous episodes in an entirely new way.
📒Armada ✍ Steven Wilson
✏Armada Book Summary : SPRING 1944: THE ALLIES STAND POISED TO LAUNCH THE GREATEST SEABORNE INVASION THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN. BUT HITLER'S NAVY IS ABOUT TO UNLEASH A DEVASTATING NEW WEAPON THAT COULD SEND THE ALLIED FLEET TO THE BOTTOM OF THE ENGLISH CHANNEL. Battle-worn and battle-tested, Lt. Jordan Cole seethes with anger toward Lt. Commander Michael Edland, the man he holds responsible for the deaths of many of his men. Now thousands of more lives are at stake as the German navy has unleashed a new menace on the high seas. Blazing across waves at unmatched speeds, the "Sea Eagles" carry the firepower of far larger warships. Commanded by Richard Reubold, a former flyer and fearsome leader who struggles with demons all his own, the shadowy S-boats imperil the crucial Allied assault. As the clock ticks inexorably toward D-Day, Cole and Edland must put aside their rancor and carry out a daring strategy before the Allied invasion force is smashed and Europe is crushed beneath the heels of the Nazi jackboot. "Chilling and compelling. . .will keep you up all night." --John J. Gobbell, author of A Call to Colors
📒The Scottish Armada ✍ John Young
✏The Scottish Armada Book Summary : This historical novel investigates a facinating piece of relatively unknown history of the collusion of the Scottish Catholic Lords with Philip II of Spain. With the help of Catholics in Scotland several thousand Spanish troops were planning to land at the port of Kirkcudbright in Southern Scotland and join them in an invasion of England to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I. Lord John Maxwell, Earl of Morton, Clan chief of Caerlaverock Castle near Dumfries, travels to Spain and spends a year at the Escorial Palace near Madrid. He meets with King Philip the most powerful monarch of the world, and the Admirals of the Spanish Armada. Together they plot the invasion of England.
📒Ancient Armada ✍ Tyler Leslie
✏Ancient Armada Book Summary : The year is 2047. A sudden insurgence of alien creatures has burst forth from the interior of Earth, taking up the mantel of the righteous crusade and vying for the blood of every man, woman and child on the planet. There seems to be no hope, as the alien race is merciless and efficient, and its ultimate goal is beyond human comprehension. Enter Davis Martin, United States Marine Corps Cadet and one of the first people to have encountered this new enemy in the field. Can he complete his training and graduate into the ranks of the military before the entire world is engulfed in uncontrollable flame? And if so, will he have what it takes to make a difference? An English prince with a penchant for narcissism and chauvinistic passion, has a dark secret. Despite being the most successful capitalist in history, he hungers for more power - seeking it from the depths of this new race's psyche. Can he control the enemy long enough to get what he wants, or will he be destroyed with the rest of humanity? Finally, Arr'itaoll, the Warlord of the Scuratt'ka, a being that is effectively Commander and Chief, General, Judge and Executioner all in one, has a morality problem. He has lived his entire life being told there is but one glorious purpose to his existence: destroying humanity in its entirety. However, is this 'glorious crusade' truly in the cards for him? Or will he turn his back on his own race and help the ones he has sworn to destroy? Only time will tell...