Spanish ambassador gains papal aid for an Armada against England

(23 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

The Spanish ambassador to the papacy, Count Olivares, persuades Pope Sixtus V to pledge funds to help finance an Armada to attack England.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Citation:
Editors. "Spanish ambassador gains papal aid for an Armada against England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15344, accessed 23 August 2014.]