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