Spanish Armada sets off for England (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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A Spanish Armada leaves Ferrol in Galicia to sail for England, but is scattered by storms. Nonetheless, the news causes alarm in London, where citizens remember all the well the threat posed by the previous Armada of 1588.

Editors. "Spanish Armada sets off for England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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