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Medals from the Armada Campaign

Posted by Roger Perkins, on September 21st, 2015

Naval Medals Commemorating the Spanish Armada of 1588 For more than four centuries, it has been the custom for English monarchs to authorise the issue of commemorative medals at the conclusion of successful naval campaigns. Presented initially and exclusively to successful admirals and captains, they were intended to be worn on the jacket breast. Elizabeth... Become A Member

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