Elizabeth I Foreign Intervention timeline

  • Created by: RebeccaGH
  • Created on: 04-07-18 13:23

 Timeline of intervention

·         1568: The Duke of Alva's army are sent to the Netherlands to supress Protestant revolts. This threatened english security as England was an easy target for a Spanish invasion.

·         1568: Hawkins' slaving voyages were attacked by Spanish pirates at San Juan de Viva, this increased tensions between England and Spain.

·         1568: Spanish Bullion ships on route to the Netherlands to pay the Spanish army, took refuge from pirates


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