The spanish armada

The spanish armada
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this is for a ks3 history project

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  • This is the coronation of Elizabeth I, 1558. This event caused major controversy with the relationship between the Spanish and the English. This is because Elizabeth dethroned Mary . The Spanish was angry at this because Mary was catholic like the Spanish king Phillip II but Elizabeth was protestant.
  • This is Sir Francis Drake pillaging Spanish colonies , this occurred between 1585-1586. This caused conflict between the two countries.
  • Yes sir
  • Each of you go and pillage a house and bring me the loot
  • Yes sir
  • This is the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, February 1587.  This is the event that historians believe to have caused the Spanish armada to launch this is because as aforementioned Mary was catholic whereas Elizabeth was not.
  • In July 1588 the Spanish fleet sets sail! Phillip II launched a huge invasion force to take England back to Catholicism. But luckily the English notice the ships and launch a fleet of there own.
  • What's that? Its a Spanish galleon !!!
  • The English and the Spanish had a battle near the port of Calais , in August 1588, where the English sent flaming ships or hellburners at the Spanish fleet causing them to panic and cut their anchors to flee. This ended up with them being shipwrecked off the coast of wales and Ireland , because of this the English won the battle
  • Hear ye Hear ye there is a large naval battle going on at the port of Calais. We need men for the ships. And maybe just maybe we will win.
  • In September 1588 the remaining Spanish ships sail back to Spain leaving the English to celebrate their victory
  • Victory
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