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The Flanders armada, took shape in response to the use of seapower by the Dutch rebels, and evolved into the most effective unit in Spain's defence establishment. In combination with its privateering auxiliaries, this elite striking force dominated the North Sea for some twenty years (1625 45), and campaigned also in the Mediterranean and Atlantic theatres of war. Yet its ...more
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Published December 11th 2003 by Cambridge University Press (first published February 28th 1992)
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