ARMADA! Singeing the Beard of the King of Spain

Birgitta Hoffmann and Martin Jervis

THis dayschool examines the conflicting interpretations of the defeat of the Spanish Armada by a combined Anglo-Dutch naval force in 1588. Just how was Spain – the Catholic super power of its day – defeated? What were the long-term consequences for Protestant Northern Europe?

11.00-12.00 The uprising in the Netherlands against Spain (BH)

12.00-12.15      Break

12.15-1.15pm  Sir Francis Drake: Explorer, Privateer, Slave Trader & Vice Admiral (MJ)
1.15-1.45pm      Lunch

1.45-2.45pm The West India Company and the Dutch Naval War (BH)

2.45-3.00pm Break

3.00-4.00 The Spanish Armada: Fact, Fiction and Consequence (MJ)

Day: Friday, 7 June 2019        Time: 11.00-16.00

Wilmslow Parish Hall, Cliff Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4AA

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£40 12 30

To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to Birgitta Hoffmann, 55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: phone: 07747 533 070