armada

The Spanish Armada

Introduction

The Golden Hind was a typical Tudor period galleon

In 1588, during the reign of the English Queen Elizabeth I, King Philip II of Spain was the head of a huge empire that included a quarter of the population of Europe and parts of the 'New World' across the Atlantic ocean.

This powerful empire was not without its troubles:

Spanish Armada

Introduction

The Golden Hind was a typical Tudor period galleon

In 1588, during the reign of the English Queen Elizabeth I, King Philip II of Spain was the head of a huge empire that included a quarter of the population of Europe and parts of the 'New World' across the Atlantic ocean.

This powerful empire was not without its troubles:

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