John Hawkins and Francis Drake are trapped by Spanish ships in the West Indies

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Historical Context Note

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

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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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