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English ships and the Spanish Armada, August 1588.
|English ships and the Spanish Armada, August 1588.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Description: Philip II of Spain’s attempted invasion of England in 1588 was a crucial moment in the long Anglo-Spanish wars of the late 16th century. Colonial rivalry over trade with the West Indies was an important factor driving the two nations towards conflict.|
|Creator: English School, 16th century|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|