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confident hope of a miracle

the true story of the Spanish Armada

by Neil Hanson

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Published by Doubleday in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Armada, 1588.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Tudors, 1485-1603.,
    • Spain -- History, Naval -- 16th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 529-556) and index.

      StatementNeil Hanson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA360 .H34 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 571 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages571
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3363648M
      ISBN 100385604513, 0385604521
      LC Control Number2004426108
      OCLC/WorldCa52457629

      Excerpt from Book A little after ten o'clock on the morning of Wednesday, 18 February , Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, entered the great hall of Fotheringay, preceded by the Sheriff, bearing the white wand of his office, and escorted by the Earls of Kent and Shrewsbury. "Miracle Invasion has been written right on time. The Holy Spirit’s power to infuse our present, broken world with the exact prescription for restoring life and hope is clearly evidenced in this profound report. I was particularly struck by a statement in the “Introduction,” where .

      The dream of subduing the Protestant English lies in tatters. A triumphant combination of historical detail and storytelling flair, The Confident Hope of a Miracle draws on undiscovered and little known personal papers and records to tell the epic story of the Spanish Armada in all its scope. Within hours, the mightiest fleet ever assembled is mercilessly harried into fleeing north, at the mercy of the elements and the dream of subduing the Protestant English lies in tatters.A triumphant combination of historical detail and storytelling flair, The Confident Hope of a Miracle draws on undiscovered and little known personal papers and.

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