John Hawkins and Francis Drake are trapped by Spanish ships in the West Indies (21 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 4.1: The Literatures and Cultures of Central America and the Caribbean.

Context

Spaniards capture English ships and booty at San Juan from the fleet under Sir John Hawkins, marauding west of The Line.

Citation:
Editors. "John Hawkins and Francis Drake are trapped by Spanish ships in the West Indies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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