Description - The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book by Sam Willis
Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Spanish Armada is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to King Philip II's attempt to overthrow Protestant Queen Elizabeth I and restore Catholic rule over England.
Written by award-winning British historian, archaeologist, and broadcaster Sam Willis, The Spanish Armada explores the battle that erupted up the English Channel when a Spanish fleet of 130 ships attempted to invade England.
You'll learn how religious tensions between two powerful monarchs came to a head, the innovative tactical planning of British defences, and the humanitarian disaster the conflict wrought.
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(177mm x 118mm x 8mm)
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Author Biography - Sam Willis
Sam Willis is a historian, archaeologist and broadcaster and one of the world's leading authorities on maritime and naval history. His work takes him on adventures all over the world.
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