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1588 - Spanish Armada defeated

	Spanish had been supporting Catholic opposition to the British throne. 
Elizabeth I, tried to avoid war...failed. 

Spanish, who are the Great world power,
Try to invade England ...FAIL
	Great storm sunk 1/3d of ships.

English Civil War (1642-1649)

Conflict is more than religious, it is political. 

Anglican Nobility (King)
Growing Puritan movement in Parliament 

Cavaliers (Royalists)     VS      Roundheads (Parliment)
	Anglican			   Puritan 


Roundheads won, commanded by Oliver Cromwell, the WON. Chopped of King Charles I’s head.