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England will be MINE!!!!
The Spanish are coming, they are coming to attack!
The Spanish are attacking! Why did no one tell me!!
We tried sir, but you were to consumed with your bowls game.
170 ships set out from Lisbon sailing together in a crescent shape which the English would find difficult to attack.
The Spanish are spotted off Cornwall on 29 July 1588. The English launch their ships and got to chase the Spanish through the channel but don't sink a single ship.
Sir Francis Drake was playing bowls when the Spanish arrived and he didn't pay any interest in them till his bowls game was over.
The Spanish arrive in Calais 5th August 1588. They wait for the other Spanish soldiers from the Spanish Netherlands to arrive, but they don't show up!
Sir Francis Drake catches up with the Spanish and attacks them with fireships- old, empty ships filled with straw and set alight, they sail towards the Spanish who panic when they see them and get him.
Frightened by the fireships, the Spanish scatter across the North sea, but the fast English ships attack again and again.
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