scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 209
In 1587 King Philip of Spain saw England as a dangerous nuisance King Philip had many reasons to want to get rid of Queen Elizabeth For nearly twenty years English ships had been attacking Spanish treasure ships and raiding Spanish towns in the Americas Queen Elizabeth refused to punish the privateers and would not return the riches they had stolenQueen Elizabeth had made England an awful place for English Catholics to live Catholics were fined for not attending the Church of Englands services and could be imprisoned if they were found hearing or saying Mass Since 1581 over a dozen English Catholics had been executed for religious crimesQueen Elizabeth encouraged Protestant ideas and was willing to help the enemies of Catholic Spain English soldiers had been fighting alongside the Dutch rebels in their war against their Spanish rulers for a number of years In 1585 Queen Elizabeth had promised to send thousands of Dutch government hold back King Philips Spanish armyPhillip was married to Mary Queen of England making him king But when she died in England was passed on to her younger sister Elizabeth Phillip asked for Elizabeths hand in marriage but she refused so the only other way to get England was to invadeBibliographynot applicable
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA