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IMAGE number
UIG531402
Title
English Ships and the Spanish Armada, August 1588
Description
The Spanish Armada which threatened England in July 1588. Foreground: a Spanish galleass flanked by two English warships; the Galleass flies the Papal banner and the arms of Spain; to her right a stern view of the Ark Royal, flagship of the English Lord Admiral, Lord Howard of Effingham, flying the Elizabethan Royal Standard.
Date
(C16th)
Credit
Universal History Archive/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • armada
  • collection
  • elizabeth i
  • elizabethan
  • england
  • fleet
  • flounder at sea
  • floundering
  • gravelines
  • greenwich
  • july
  • maritime
  • museum
  • national
  • naval
  • painting
  • sinking
  • spain
  • spanish
  • threatened
  • war
  • 1588

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