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Reason for the breakdown in Anglo-Spanish relations.
1. Intervention in the Netherlands to protect Protestants from Spanish heretical burnings. (Bonus) Influenced by her councillors Cecil andLeicester who were both more radical.
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2. John Hawkins piracy in the Carribean, taking Spanish goods and attempting to take on the Spanish monopoly by starting the English slave trade. (Bonus) Elizabeth in public was against piracy but knighted many men who brought her money and goods.
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3. Excommunication by Pope Paul IV forced Phillip to show support for Catholocism and encourage the rebellions in 1569 and Ridolfi plot.
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4. The Spanish anexxation of Portugal made them more powerful in the trade with easy links to the America's, Elizabeth was not happy about their rise in power.
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5. Elizabeth stole Florin from Spanish ships in English ports that was meant to pay troops. Spanish seized English ships that were in the Netherlands stopping dutch trade links.
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6. France and England were getting closer which was a threat to the safety of Spain from invasion fearing a joint attack causing tension.
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