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The Spanish Armada: everything you wanted to know

Robert Hutchinson answers your questions on England’s defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588

Published: September 5, 2021 at 1:01 pm
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Why did the Spanish Armada set sail? What ships were used by the fleets? And did Queen Elizabeth I really give a famous speech at Tilbury? In our latest ‘Everything you wanted to know’ episode, Robert Hutchinson answers your questions on the Tudor era’s most famous maritime face-off.


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Elinor Evans is digital editor of HistoryExtra.com. She commissions and writes history articles for the website, and regularly interviews historians for the award-winning HistoryExtra podcast


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