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The Armada of Flanders : Spanish Maritime Policy and European War, 1568-1668
(Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History)
by R. A. Stradling 
(Hardcover - June 1992)

The Armada Campaign, 1588 (Elite Series, 15)
by John Tincey, Richard Hook (Illustrator)
Paperback - 64 pages Revised edition (December 1988)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 0850458218
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Elizabethan Sea Dogs 1560-1605 (Elite Series, 70)
by Angus Konstam, Angus McBride (Illustrator)
Paperback - 64 pages (September 2000)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1841760153

The Spanish Armada (Osprey Trade  Editions)
by John Tincey, Richard Hook (Illustrator)
(Paperback - January 2000)

Defeat of the Spanish Armada (Great Battles Series)
by William W. Lace
Card catalog description
Examines the pivotal naval battle in which the upstart British defeated the supposedly invincible Spanish fleet, changing the balance of power in sixteenth century Europe. 
(Library Binding - January 1997)

Exploring the Spanish Armada
by Winifred Glover 
(Hardcover)

The Spanish Armada of 1588
by Eugene L. Rasor 
(Hardcover - December 1992)

Spanish Story of the Armada and Other Essays
by James A. Froude 
(Hardcover - June 1971)

Philip of Spain
by Henry Arthur Francis Kamen

Sir Francis Drake: The Queen's Pirate
by Harry Kelsey
Remembered in standard history texts as an adventurer who helped extend England's maritime empire to the coasts of Africa and the Americas, Francis Drake roamed the world under the patronage of Queen Elizabeth I. He enriched her coffers by attacking Spanish merchant ships in the Caribbean, raiding ports, looting churches, and taking a cut of the slave trade--the acts not of a military man, Harry Kelsey argues, but of a pirate, and of a cowardly one at that as he was given to fleeing at the first sign of danger, leaving his men behind. Even so, for his services Elizabeth awarded Drake a knighthood and a degree of immunity until he failed to appear at his post during a naval engagement against ships of the Spanish armada. He then lost the queen's favor and disappeared from history's stage. Drake has few champions today, certainly fewer than he did in Elizabethan times. Even then he was none too popular. This well-written revisionist biography explains why. --Gregory McNamee - Amazon.com
Paperback: 566 pages
Yale Univ Pr; ISBN: 0300084633; (August 2000)

Sir Francis Drake : The Queen's Pirate
by Harry Kelsey
Hardcover - 592 pages (September 1998)
Yale Univ Pr; ISBN: 0300071825

Francis Drake : Life of a Hero
by John Cummins 
(Paperback - April 1997)

Sir Francis Drake : His Daring Deeds
by Roy Gerrard 
(Paperback - March 1999)

Sir Francis Drake : And the Foundation of a World Empire
(Explorers of New Worlds)
by Jim Gallagher 
(Library Binding - February 2001)

Sir Francis Drake and the Struggle for an Ocean Empire (World Explorers)
by Alice Smith Duncan, et al 
(Library Binding - December 1993)

Sir Francis Drake (Groundbreakers)
by Neil Champion 
(Paperback - April 2001)

Sir Francis Drake (Famous Explorers)
by Tanya Larkin 
(Library Binding - August 2001)

Voyage of the Armada : The Spanish Story
by David Howarth
(Paperback - August 2001)
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