The Spanish Armada Causes and Events 1534 – 1588

The Spanish Armada

This timeline details the main causes and events of the Spanish Armada 

Please note: the dates used in this timeline are those that were in use in England in 1588. In Spain the change from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar occurred in 1582, in England the change did not take place until 1752. The change in calendar meant that the following day jumped forward by 10 days and explains why some sources date the events of the Armada 10 days later than those used here.

Read moreThe Spanish Armada Causes and Events 1534 – 1588

The Tudors 1485 – 1603

The Tudors symbol the Tudor RoseThis timeline details the main events that happened during the reign of the Tudors from the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 to the accession of James I in 1603

See also: Tudor Executions 1485 – 1603

Read moreThe Tudors 1485 – 1603