Armada- A large fleet of war ships Heretic- Someone who was prepared to critisize or disobey the Catholic churcholic church
Why it was sent!
Queen Elizabeth wouldn't marry King Phillip of Spain.Queen Elizabeth privetley encouridged raiding the Spanish ships because she needed money.Elizabeth was a protistant and Phillip was a Catholic.Elizabeth helped the Netherlands become Protistant.
Why it failed!
Poorly built equipment Bad weather Put plans in a newspaper Fire sips Poor leadership wrong cannon balls Over confident sighted in Cornwall
Spanish navy not as stong as their army.