A ring that is believed to have been gifted by Elizabeth I to one of her senior naval officers following the defeat of the Spanish Armada, is to go on sale in a few weeks.
The ring features a portrait of the Tudor Queen on one
Perhaps one of the most famous naval victories in English history, and certainly a famous moment of Elizabeth I's reign, was the defeat of the Spanish Armada, which took place today in 1588. But was it that great a victory?
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