The Spanish set sail on the 28th May 1588
The Spanish were spotted and the English were warned.
The Spanish arrived in Calais on the 5th August, they waited for soldiers but none arrived!
Sir Francis Drake attacked the Spanish ships with FIRESHIPS.
The Spanish fled in ones and twos all over the North Sea as the quick English ships continued to attack.
A violent storm came across the Sea as the Spanish struggled home - Most ships were damaged, the sailors were starving, ships sunk but some managed with difficulty to get to shore only to to be attacked again.
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