King's Beard

King's Beard

by Leonard Wibberley, Christine Price (Illustrator)
First Cadmus Edition 1965, ©1952, Item: 82884
Library Binding, 198 pages
Used Price: $15.00 (1 in stock) Condition Policy

Historical Setting: 1587, Portuguese Coast

Historical fiction account of Sir Francis Drake's 1587 raid on the Spanish fleet at the Bay of Cadiz and the series of attacks on the Portuguese coast that followed, known as "the singeing of the King of Spain's beard." These attacks ravaged the Spanish fleet and are credited with delaying the sailing of the Spanish Armada by more than a year.

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