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The Armada of Flanders

Spanish maritime policy and European war, 1568-1668

by R. A. Stradling

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spain. Armada -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Spain -- History, Naval -- 16th century.,
  • Netherlands -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1556-1648.,
  • Balance of power.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-267) and index.

    StatementR.A. Stradling.
    SeriesCambridge studies in early modern history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA583 .S77 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1532018M
    ISBN 100521405343
    LC Control Number91009609

    The Spanish Armada (Spanish: Grande y Felicísima Armada, lit. 'Great and Most Fortunate Navy') was a Habsburg Spanish fleet of ships that sailed from Corunna in late May , under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia, with the purpose of escorting an army from Flanders to invade England. The book says that in the Spanish harbor of Laredo, one ship ran aground “because there were not enough men left able to lower the sails and drop the anchor.” Significance of the Defeat The defeat of the Armada instilled confidence in the Protestants of Northern Europe, even .

    E-BOOK EXCERPT. The Spanish Aramda is a radical interpretation of why Philip II's Armada of failed so disastrously. This new edition is based on a fresh examination of archival sources across Europe, combined with the archaeological investigation of some of its wrecked ships off the coasts of Scotland and Ireland. Armada Books - Wikiwan. Find out what other deviants think - about anything at all. Motion book The Armada of Flanders R. A. Stradling Cambridge Academ The Flanders armada, took shape in response to the use of seapower by the Dutch rebels, and evolved into the most effect.

      Stymieing the Armada’s plans to meet up with the Duke of Parma’s army off the coast of Flanders, the reason for the defeat of the Spanish Armada was not only due to gale winds that favored the British but also the sacrificing of eight war ships as "fire ships," vessels filled with flammable materials and sent downwind toward the closely-anchored Spanish fleet. (source: Nielsen Book Data) The Flanders armada, took shape in response to the use of seapower by the Dutch rebels, and evolved into the most effective unit in Spain's defence establishment. In combination with its privateering auxiliaries, this elite striking force dominated the North Sea for some twenty years (), and campaigned also in.


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A narrative of its fighting record in the North Sea, the Mediterranean and the Atlantic is presented, with constant reference to the strategic-logistical context and analysis of policymaking in Madrid.

From the Back CoverCited by: The Flanders armada, took shape in response to the use of seapower by the Dutch rebels, and evolved into the most effective unit in Spain's defence establishment. In combination with its privateering auxiliaries, this elite striking force dominated the North Sea for some twenty years (), and campaigned also in the Mediterranean and Atlantic theatres of war.

The Flanders armada, took shape in response to the use of seapower by the Dutch rebels, and evolved into the most effective unit in Spain's defence establishment. In combination with 4/5(7). The Armada of Flanders: Spanish Maritime Policy and European War, | R. Stradling | download | B–OK. Download books for free.

Find books. The book is organized around the service history of the six galleons of the title, beginning with the contract for their construction struck between the Crown and the ambitious Vizcayan entrepreneur Martin de Arana inand ending with one of their number, the San Felipe, limping home from 's disastrous battle of the Downs.

A history of the Flanders armada and its contribution to the tenacious survival of Spanish hegemony. A narrative of its fighting record in the North Sea, the Mediterranean and the Atlantic is presented, with constant reference to the strategic-logistical context and analysis of policymaking in Madrid.

The fleet consisted of more than ships men, but Philip II of Spain had not sent the Armada to fight the English navy; rather, he had instructed his commander to avoid battle and to ferry the invincible troops of Spain's Army of Flanders across to England to depose Elizabeth I.

Spanish Armada The invasion that nearly succeeded - how the Army of Flanders almost conquered England In the most powerful, best-organised, best-equipped army in Europe - the Spanish 'Army of Flanders' - had almost crushed the Dutch revolt in the northern provinces of the Spanish Netherlands.

The Army of Flanders (Spanish: Ejército de Flandes Dutch: Leger van Vlaanderen) was a multinational army in the service of the kings of Spain that was based in the Spanish Netherlands during the 16th to 18th centuries.

It was notable for being the longest-serving standing army of the period, being in continuous service from until its disestablishment in Branch: Spanish Army.

In the latter part of the 16th century, Spain was the major international power and her leader, King Phillip II, pledged to conquer the Protestant heretics in England. He envisioned a two pronged attack. He would send his ‘Invincible Armada&#; of ships into the English Channel where it would link up with the Duke of Parma.

The Armada would ferry the Duke's soldiers across the straight. The Armada: one sailor's story Here is a letter written by one of the Spanish sailors, Francisco de Cuellar, to a friend.

Cuellar was stripped of his. The armada actually succeeded, argue the authors: the Spanish ships reached Calaistheir objectivelargely intact. Here, they were to rendezvous with the Duke of Parma and his Army of Flanders to invade England. It was Parma's unreadiness (because of poor communications) that foiled Spanish plans to place a Catholic ruler on the English s: With the launch of the Spanish Armada inEngland suffered its greatest threat since the Norman invasion some years before.

The Spanish King, Philip II had devised a complex plan where by the armada would sail up the English Channel, pick up the Spanish Army of Flanders on the French coast and ferry them across to England.

Chronicling one of the most spectacular events of the sixteenth century, The Armada is the definitive story of the English fleet’s infamous defeat of the Spanish Armada in The esteemed and critically acclaimed historian Garrett Mattingly explores all dimensions of the naval campaign, which captured the attention of the European world and played a deciding role in the settlement of the New Reviews: With the launch of the Spanish Armada inEngland suffered its greatest threat since the Norman invasion some years before.

The Spanish King, Philip II had devised a complex plan whereby the armada would sail up the English Channel, pick up the Spanish Army of Flanders on the French coast and ferry them across to England.

The armada actually succeeded, argue the authors: the Spanish ships reached Calaistheir objectivelargely intact. Here, they were to rendezvous with the Duke of Parma and his Army of Flanders.

The Armada by Garrett Mattingly Book Resume: Chronicles events surrounding the defeat of the Spanish Armada and explains its effects on European history.

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The Society of Jesus in Ireland, Scotland, and England, "Our Way of Proceeding?". In the end, what saved England was not race-built galleys or bold sea-rovers but communication problems. The Duke of Parma in Flanders had the army and the small boats to ferry them to the fleet, while the Duke of Medina-Sidonia set out from Lisbon in the Armada which could drive away the Dutch fleet and carry the army across the channel.

Description: The Spanish Aramda is a radical interpretation of why Philip II's Armada of failed so disastrously. This new edition is based on a fresh examination of archival sources across Europe, combined with the archaeological investigation of some of .Spanish Armada (ärmä´də),fleet launched by Philip II of Spain for the invasion of England, to overthrow the Protestant Elizabeth I and establish Philip on the English throne; also called the Invincible Armada.

Preparations, under the command of the marqués de Santa Cruz, began in but were seriously delayed by a surprise attack on Cádiz by Sir Francis Drake in Colin Martin has been investigating the Armada wrecks around Britain and Ireland since the 's, which resulted in his publication of 'Full Fathom Five: the Wrecks of the Spanish Armada' in Geoffrey Even for the Armada aficionado this book is a must read.4/5.