The History Of Warfare: The Armada 1588

06/02/2005
  |  Buy to Own: 08/03/1999
  |  55 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Documentary detailing the famous drubbing received by Philip II of Spain's Armada at the hands of Sir Francis Drake. Historians such as John Tincey offer their insights into the battle, which was won through a culmination of fine seamanship by Drake and appalling weather in the English Channel. Also included are modern day reconstructions and footage of the 'Golden Hinde' and the Mary Rose museum.

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