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Portsmouth in the age of the Armada

E. S. Washington

Portsmouth in the age of the Armada

by E. S. Washington

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Published by Portsmouth Museums Society in Portsmouth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby E.S. Washington ; with illustrations by Alan Werge-Hartley.
SeriesPortsmouth Museums Society publication -- no.3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17267001M

The author writes of the Protestant Reformation that "a change of belief meant a revolt from authority." In this age of individualism, personal daring, and a consciousness of national greatness, the golden age of Elizabethan literature breaks new ground in historiography, literary theory, poetry, and above all, drama. (Pamela Nagami, M.D.)Missing: Portsmouth.   In , Philip dispatched the Invincible Armada, one of the most intimidating naval forces ever assembled, consisting of around ships. But the size of their fleet did little to help the Spanish. They lacked organization, and the British defense consisted of small, fast ships that could fire at the Armada from afar.

Such is the case with the defeat, in the year , of the Spanish Armada. Excepting and , perhaps no date is memorized as often by American students as that of this battle. The Spanish Armada was a fleet of ships that Spain sent to attack England in The Armada’s failure made Spain less powerful in Europe. It also changed the way sea battles were fought.

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The most famous seaman of the Elizabethan age, Sir Francis Drake became the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe. He was one of the great early European navigators.

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