Singeing beards – Why did Philip II launch his Armada against England lesson resources

These resources are for a GCSE lesson on why Philip II launched his Armada against England in 1588. Hope they are useful.

Launching the Spanish Armada sheet

Reasons for launching Spanish Armada

Armada title

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Revolts and furies – the Netherlands in Anglo-Spanish relations 1566-87 lesson resources

These resources are for a GCSE lesson on the role of the Netherlands in causing the Anglo-Spanish war from 1585. The materials cover events from the Dutch Revolt to Leicester’s mission in the Netherlands in 1586-7.

Netherlands and the war with Spain

Netherlands and war with Spain worksheet

Netherlands cover