In this episode of Half-Arsed History, discover the story surrounding the famous Spanish Armada – what it was, what it was trying to do, and just how catastrophically it failed.
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Image: van Wieringen, Cornelis Claesz. The Spanish Armada off the English coast. Between circa 1620 and circa 1625. Oil on canvas. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Via Wikimedia.