The Armada anchors off Calais (28 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

After protracted harrassment from the English as it sailed eastward up the English Channel, the Spanish Armada sent to invade England manages to anchor off the Calais coast.

Citation:
Editors. "The Armada anchors off Calais". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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