In this book, the story of one of Britain's great sea battles is brought to life, set against a backdrop of life in Elizabethan England and the conflict between the Catholic and Protestant religions across Europe. The story of Elizabeth 1's reign is explored and her determination to keep England a protestant country. When Catholic King Philip of Spain puts together a huge armada of ships to invade England, Elizabeth's champion Sir Francis Drake sets sail and a series of sea battles ensue that will see the English fleet victorious, and Queen Elizabeth hailed as one of the greatest leaders of all time. It is a gripping, true-life drama, featuring key historical figures and essential Ket Stage 2 information.
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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