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Elizabethan Sea Dogs 1560-1605 by Angus McBride (Repost)

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Elizabethan Sea Dogs 1560-1605 by Angus McBride (Repost)

Elizabethan Sea Dogs 1560-1605 by Angus McBride
English | Sep 25, 2000 | ISBN: 1841760153 | 64 Pages | PDF | 48.3 MB

The swashbuckling English sea captains of the Elizabethan era were a particular breed of adventurer, combining maritime and military skill with a seemingly insatiable appetite for Spanish treasure. Angus Konstam describes these characters, including such well-known sea dogs as Francis Drake, Walter Raleigh, John Hawkins and Martin Frobisher. For about 40 years they fought a private war with the Spanish, and while their success in defeating the Spanish Armada is well known, this book also covers their exploits in the New World.