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John Hawkins and Francis Drake are trapped by Spanish ships in the West Indies 1568 Context Note
Battle of Gravelines ends Spanish Armada's hopes of success 1588 Context Note
Sir John Burrows captures a valuable Portuguese galleon 1592 Context Note
Spanish Armada sets off for England 1597 Context Note
Earl of Buckingham appointed Lord High Admiral of England 1619 Context Note
Parliament assumes control of the Navy 1642 Context Note
Sir John Pennington is unable to get the fleet back for the King 1642 Context Note
Royalist troops sail from Ireland to North Wales 1643 Context Note
Parliament takes the Isles of Scilly 1646 Context Note
Independents and radicals purge the Navy and dockyards 1649 Context Note
Prince Rupert is unable to break Robert Blake's blockade 1650 Context Note
English engage in an amphibious operation across the Firth of Forth 1651 Context Note
Robert Blake captures Jersey for Parliament 1651 Context Note
Battle of Leghorn/ Livorno 1653 Context Note
Robert Blake and Edward Montagu set sail to intercept Spain's fleet 1656 Context Note
Spanish treasure ships are captured off Cadiz 1656 - 1656 Context Note
English navy defeats Spanish fleet off Santa Cruz 1657 Context Note
Edward Montagu sails to support Sweden against the Dutch and Danish fleet 1659 Context Note
Vice-Admiral John Lawson threatens to blockade London if Parliament is not restored 1659 Context Note
First Navigation Act adopted 1660 Context Note

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