Elizabethan sea dogs 1560-1605 by Angus Konstam

By Angus Konstam

The swashbuckling English sea captains of the Elizabethan period have been a specific breed of adventurer, combining maritime and armed forces ability with a probably insatiable urge for food for Spanish treasure. Angus Konstam describes those characters, together with such recognized sea canine as Francis Drake, Walter Raleigh, John Hawkins and Martin Frobisher. for roughly forty years they fought a personal battle with the Spanish, and whereas their luck in defeating the Spanish Armada is widely known, this ebook additionally covers their exploits within the New international.

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