A fleet of more than a hundred ships sent by King Philip II of Spain to conquer England in 1588. Although called the “Invincible Armada,” it was destroyed by a combination of English seamanship, Dutch reinforcements, and bad weather. Several thousand Spaniards were killed, and about half the Spanish ships were lost.
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According to some rumors, Goya was once on staff before his fame as a Spanish painter.
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Hatuey replied that he would rather burn and be sent to hell than ever again encounter people as cruel as the Spanish.
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The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
Like every other Spanish general in supreme command abroad, Polavieja had his enemies in Spain.
He has secured the release of certain Spanish prisoners, and is building two ships.
The cathedral is the only Spanish parochial church; it cares for two thousand four hundred souls.
The total fresh troops amounted to about 500 men of the 73rd Native Regiment and Spanish cazadores.