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The Invincible Armada and Elizabeth I

On this day in 1588, off the coast of Gravelines, France, Spain’s so-called “Invincible Armada” is defeated by Queen Elizabeth I’s English naval force under…

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Anne Boleyn and The English Reformation

On this day in 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was executed on charges of incest, witchcraft, adultery and conspiracy against…

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