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The Expedition of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589

Vol 127 (1988), Professor R.B. Wernhan

Actions against the Spanish Armada and campaigns in the Netherlands left the Queen’s coffers empty. For this reason proposals to capture the Spanish treasure fleet were given royal support. The treasure fleet homeward bound from the Americas would be intercepted in the Azores. A diversion at Santander to damage the Spanish fleet would prevent protection... Become A Member

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