Editors. "The English army is summoned to Tilbury to repel invasion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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The English army is called to repel an invasion attempt by the Spanish Armada. Troops are summoned to Tilbury in Essex under the command of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, Lieutenant General of the realm.
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