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The Confident Hope of a Miracle: The True…

The Confident Hope of a Miracle: The True History of the Spanish Armada

by Neil Hanson

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Armada, 16th Century History, Elizabethan History, Naval History, Military History, English History
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A little after ten o'clock on the morning of Wednesday, 18 February 1587, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, entered the great hall of Fotheringay, preceded by the Sheriff, bearing the white wand of his office, and escorted by the Earls of Kent and Shrewsbury.
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Opening at the execution of Mary Queen of Scots in 1587 - the event that precipitated the launching of the Spanish Armada - Neil Hanson follows the next eighteen months until the return of the battered remnants of the fleet to Spain.

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