armada

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in the English Channel a small fleet of British ships successfully defeated the large armada sent from Spain by Philip II to invade England Battle of the Spanish Armada
English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596) Drake , Francis Drake , Sir Francis Drake
Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign w Elizabeth , Elizabeth I
English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594) Frobisher , Sir Martin Frobisher
English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595) Hawkins , Hawkyns , Sir John Hawkins , Sir John Hawkyns
king of Spain and Portugal and husband of Mary I; he supported the Counter Reformation and sent the Spanish Armada to invade England (1527-1598) Philip II , Philip II of Spain
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