Editors. "The Armada anchors off Calais". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15377, accessed 28 February 2015.]
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.
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