The Armada.

By: Mattingly, Garrett, 1900-1962Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1959Description: 443 p. illus. 22 cmISBN: 0395486823; 9780395486825Subject(s): Armada, 1588 | Spain -- History, Naval -- 16th century | Spain -- History -- Philip II, 1556-1598 | Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 | Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Tudors, 1485-1603Additional physical formats: Online version:: Armada.DDC classification: 942.055 LOC classification: DA360 | .M3Other classification: 15.70
Contents:
Curtain raiser -- Simplicity of a city -- Perplexity of a queen -- The end of a gay season -- Plans of operations -- The bitter bread -- God's obvious design -- "The wind commands me away" -- A beard is singed -- "No matter of substance" -- Barrel staves and treasure -- An arm is cut off -- The happy day -- The uses of victory -- Ominous year -- The company of these noble ships -- "In the hope of a miracle" -- The day of the barricades, I -- The day of the barricades, II -- The invincible sets sail -- "The advantage of time and place" -- Entrance into the arena -- First blood -- "A terrible value of great shot" -- In formidable order -- The hellburners -- The order broken -- The tardy miracle -- "Myself your general" -- Drake is captured! -- The long road home -- End of a tall man -- The winds of God -- Not a whit dismayed.
Summary: Describes the English defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 in the framework of European history. Also covers diplomacy, strategy, and politics.
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Notes: p. 405-427.

Curtain raiser -- Simplicity of a city -- Perplexity of a queen -- The end of a gay season -- Plans of operations -- The bitter bread -- God's obvious design -- "The wind commands me away" -- A beard is singed -- "No matter of substance" -- Barrel staves and treasure -- An arm is cut off -- The happy day -- The uses of victory -- Ominous year -- The company of these noble ships -- "In the hope of a miracle" -- The day of the barricades, I -- The day of the barricades, II -- The invincible sets sail -- "The advantage of time and place" -- Entrance into the arena -- First blood -- "A terrible value of great shot" -- In formidable order -- The hellburners -- The order broken -- The tardy miracle -- "Myself your general" -- Drake is captured! -- The long road home -- End of a tall man -- The winds of God -- Not a whit dismayed.

Describes the English defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 in the framework of European history. Also covers diplomacy, strategy, and politics.

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