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The Resource The last armada : Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and Hugh O'Neill : the story of the 100-day Spanish invasion, Des Ekin

The last armada : Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and Hugh O'Neill : the story of the 100-day Spanish invasion, Des Ekin

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The last armada : Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and Hugh O'Neill : the story of the 100-day Spanish invasion
Title
The last armada
Title remainder
Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and Hugh O'Neill : the story of the 100-day Spanish invasion
Statement of responsibility
Des Ekin
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the final great naval battle between England and Spain details General Juan del Águila's attempt to invade Elizabeth I's England, strategist Charles Blount's efforts to redeem himself against charges of treason, and Irish insurgent Hugh O'Neill's final effort to drive the English out of Ireland
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FO7
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Ekin, Des,
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Anglo-Spanish War (1585-1604)
  • Siege of Kinsale (Ireland : 1601-1602)
  • Anglo-Spanish War, 1585-1604
  • Ireland
  • Kinsale (Ireland)
  • Great Britain
  • Spain
  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Spain
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The last armada : Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and Hugh O'Neill : the story of the 100-day Spanish invasion, Des Ekin
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Dublin, Ireland : The O'Brien Press, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-413)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A note on the text -- Tinker, tailor ... soldier -- 'Haste, haste, for your life' -- The man born without fear -- 'For God, all difficulties must be overcome' -- Sailing to God or the devil -- The invasion -- 'I will never see my homeland again' -- Trust in God and keep your powder wet -- 'Iacta Est Alea- The Die is cast' -- Curses like thunderbolts -- The lord of Beara and Bantry -- Confessions and conspiracies -- 'Crested plumes and silken sashes' -- Digging for victory -- The taking of Rinjora Castle -- 'The most bloody and treacherous traitor' -- There will be no retreat -- Cold as stone, dark as pitch -- Stella and the centaur -- That wondrous winter march -- A direct hit on Don Juan -- Hell at Spaniards' Point -- 'Let us settle this in a single combat' -- The battle of Castlehaven -- 'Send us home some greyhounds' -- The great persuader -- 'They died by dozens on a heap' -- A meeting in the fastness of wood and water -- 'My lord, is it time to arm' -- 'The day of trial': the battle of Kinsale -- Wondering why -- Honourable terms, or a thousand deaths -- 'A barbarous nation for which Christ never died' -- Dossier of treason -- A dead Juan walking -- The trial -- The aftermath -- Legacy
Control code
934086203
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus books hardcover edition
Extent
413 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605989440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)934086203
Label
The last armada : Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and Hugh O'Neill : the story of the 100-day Spanish invasion, Des Ekin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Dublin, Ireland : The O'Brien Press, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-413)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A note on the text -- Tinker, tailor ... soldier -- 'Haste, haste, for your life' -- The man born without fear -- 'For God, all difficulties must be overcome' -- Sailing to God or the devil -- The invasion -- 'I will never see my homeland again' -- Trust in God and keep your powder wet -- 'Iacta Est Alea- The Die is cast' -- Curses like thunderbolts -- The lord of Beara and Bantry -- Confessions and conspiracies -- 'Crested plumes and silken sashes' -- Digging for victory -- The taking of Rinjora Castle -- 'The most bloody and treacherous traitor' -- There will be no retreat -- Cold as stone, dark as pitch -- Stella and the centaur -- That wondrous winter march -- A direct hit on Don Juan -- Hell at Spaniards' Point -- 'Let us settle this in a single combat' -- The battle of Castlehaven -- 'Send us home some greyhounds' -- The great persuader -- 'They died by dozens on a heap' -- A meeting in the fastness of wood and water -- 'My lord, is it time to arm' -- 'The day of trial': the battle of Kinsale -- Wondering why -- Honourable terms, or a thousand deaths -- 'A barbarous nation for which Christ never died' -- Dossier of treason -- A dead Juan walking -- The trial -- The aftermath -- Legacy
Control code
934086203
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus books hardcover edition
Extent
413 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605989440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)934086203

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