Why did King Philip invade England?


Why did King Philip invade England?

16th Century Anglo-Spanish Relations:

in 1588, Spain and England found themselves on different sides of a European continent torn apart by conflict. In response to several English provocations, King Philip II of Spain sent a massive armada and army toward England.

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King Philip II of Spain (r. 1556-1598) tried to invade England in 1588 in response to religious differences between the two and England's aggressive...

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