Spanish expedition to support the Earl of Tyrone

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Historical Context Note

A Spanish naval expedition sets off from Lisbon towards Ireland to support the Earl of Tyrone's revolt, but the ships founder off Cape Finistere, on the north-western tip of the Iberian Peninsula.
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Editors. "Spanish expedition to support the Earl of Tyrone". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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