“But whereas it is most certain that the King doth not only make speedy preparation in Spain, but likewise expecteth a very great fleet from the Straits and divers other places to join with his forces to invade England, we purpose to set apart all fear of danger, and by God’s furtherance to proceed by all good means that we can devise to prevent their coming.”


Letter to Mr. Foxe, April 27, 1587

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