The importance of foreign and maritime affairs (Why were the Elizabethan…
The importance of foreign and maritime affairs
Why were the Elizabethan 'Sea Dogs'
Foreign policy issues
The marriage issue
Relations with France and Spain 1558
Elizabethan sea dogs and ships
Who were the seadogs?
Role and importance
Sir John Hawkins
Beginnings of Anglo-Spanish rivalry
How successful were Elizabethan attempts at exploration and colonisation and expanding trade?
The roles of Drake and Raleigh
Russia & East Indies
Search for the North-West passage
How much of a threat was the Spanish
Reasons for the Armada
Course of the Armada
Results of the Armada