Spanish armada (1588): had it succeeded it might have returned britain to rome getty images 3/6 pg-2-church2-gettyjpg civil war (1642-51): puritans fought traditionalists one archbishop was killed getty images 4/6 pg-2-chuch3-gettyjpg mary’s coronation (1553): henry viii’s catholic daughter could have killed the nascent church getty. Why did the armada fail introduction this is a good example of an activity that works well in different ways at different levels it can be used in primary schools to tell the story of the armada and at gcse or a level to develop a more complex explanation for the armada’s failure than is usually achieved by less active methods. 03-05-2009 best answer: the spanish armada was trying to link up with the duke of parma so that he could embark soldiers to invade england they knew that they would have to engage the english fleet in the channel so they sailed in a defencive formation. 15-03-2012 it is hard to pick the best answer between spiffer 1 and michael b one point i would like to add is that even if the invasion succeeded in landing on the beaches, they had failed to pick up 10,000 troops in the netherlands and didn't have the strength to fight their way inland. Could the spanish armada have succeeded spanish & english superpowers of america spanish armada spanish armada spanish armada the defeat of the spanish armada spanish vs english the battle of the spanish armada.
Over a period of several centuries, historians have written of the important consequences of the english defeat of the spanish armada in 1588 but it appears that the defeat of the armada, mighty and melodramatic as it was, may have been remarkably barren of result its defeat may have caused very little, except the disruption of the spanish. Historians also revealed a different result in the battle of trafalgar could have seen nelson's column and the wellington arch replaced with buildings in napoleon's honour, while an english loss in the spanish armada could have bought england under spanish rule. The weather was the main cause for the failure of the spanish armada, but if there had been no english ships the armada could have just waited until the weather improved and then invaded england it was a combination of weather, english ships and poor leadership that made the armada fail. The failure of the spanish armada the armada could have succeeded the plan was simple and could have been effective the spanish had the strongest army in europe and the english defences were not exactly good the plan was very simple, but could have been deadly if it had worked the main reasons for it not working out were the.
The armada missed a golden opportunity to trap the english fleet in plymouth harbor the spanish commander, following his instruction, continued to sail up the channel to pick up the troops from the netherlands. The rebellion was exacerbated by spanish intervention and even by a spanish invasion force (the element of the armada that temporarily succeeded) this nine years war (1594–1603) was eventually won by the english but only with great brutality and at great expense of men and treasure. The other armadas: transcript updated tuesday 24th may 2005 in this edition of bbc radio 4's things we forgot to remember, michael portillo takes a closer look at the myths that have obscured the real threats of spanish invasion of elizabethan england. The spanish armada in ireland refers to the landfall made upon the coast of ireland in september 1588 of a large portion of the 130-strong fleet sent by philip ii to invade england following its defeat at the naval battle of gravelines, the armada had attempted to return home through the north. The assassin fire or be fired fired waitress the impact of the terrorist attack on the airline travel market in the usa the assassin could the spanish armada have succeeded.
17-05-2005 actually, the english didn't defeat the spanish armada, even though the outcome could be called a defeat for spain the army of flanders led by the feared duke of parma was the most powerful, best-organized, best-equipped army in europe, and extremely battle-hardened from fighting the dutch revolt. The spanish armada was never, ever referred to by king philip or his spanish ministers as “the invincible armada” (“la armada invencible ”) this term was an english invention, not a spanish one, used by english historians who later described the battle, yet the term is frequently attributed to the spaniards incorrectly. The armada could have succeeded the plan was simple and could have been effective the spanish had the strongest army in europe and the english defenses were not exactly good all the spanish had to do was get to the low countries to pick up the armies, take them to kent, march to london and dismiss queen elizabeth i of her.
The spanish armada (spanish: grande y felicísima armada, literally great and most fortunate navy) was a spanish fleet of 130 ships that sailed from a coruña in early summer 1588, under the command of the duke of medina sidonia with the purpose of escorting an army from flanders to invade england. What would have happened if the spanish armada had succeeded and england was invaded why hasn't spain been a major european power since the defeat of its armada if the spanish armada had successfully invaded england would spanish now be the global language. Could the spanish armada have succeeded the relentless decline in relations between spain and england post 1558 engender a feeling of certain inevitability within the hostilities that broke out in 1585. The invincible armada god blew and they were scattered (translation from the commemorative medal above) of all the what ifs in history, few can compete with what if the spanish armada had succeeded. The armada the spanish or invincible armada was the great fleet (in spanish, armada) sent against england by philip ii in 1588 the marquis of santa cruz, to whom the command had first been given, died on the 9th of february 1588 (according to the gregorian calendar then used by spain on the 31st of january by the julian calendar.
The spanish armada (la armada invencible in spanish) was the battle fleet sent by philip ii of spain in the summer of 1588 to the english channel its aim was to enable a spanish army in flanders to cross the channel and conquer england. The armada could have succeeded the plan was simple and could have been effective the spanish had the strongest army in europe and the show more submitted by: erini14. The defeat of the spanish armada was one of the great turning points of english history before, there was a real possibility that england could suffer another “1066” and be conquered by a foreign power.
23-11-2013 it is hard to pick the best answer between spiffer 1 and michael b one point i would like to add is that even if the invasion succeeded in landing on the beaches, they had failed to pick up 10,000 troops in the netherlands and didn't have the strength to fight their way inland. The spanish armada is the term conventionally applied to a massive fleet dispatched against england by spain's catholic king philip ii in 1588, leading to an.
Elizabeth i of england (7 september 1533 – 24 march 1603) was the queen of england and ireland she was queen from 17 november 1558 until she died in march 1603 she was also called good queen bess or the virgin queen or gloriana. Brian mr d honors world history 8 november, 2012 the battle of 1588: the spanish armada the downfall of the armada began before the ships even set sailed and concluded when over half the crew had been wrecked. The defeat of the english armada and the 16 th-century spanish naval resurgence: a more detailed look at the spanish armada, its immediate results, its long-term effects, and its lesser-known aftermath.