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    DescriptionIt is 1588 and King Philip of Spain has assembled the greatest fleet and the most powerful army in the world. It is envisaged that the Armada, commanded by the brave and chivalric Duke of Medina Sidonia, will crush the English and bring an end to the reign of Queen Elizabeth. One man who has inside knowledge of this event is the young Henry Gresham. Caught up in the intrigues of Elizabeth's court as its inhabitants jostle for power and favour, he begins to realise that are many there who resent his youth, wealth and good looks. His position as a spy for Walsingham further endangers his life - and when he finds himself sailing on the Armada during his mission to spy on Sir Francis Drake, who is deemed suspicious of siding with the Spanish, he's not entirely certain where the real threat lies...


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    Title
    The Galleons' Grave
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Stephen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780751537017
    ISBN 10: 0751537012
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    DC22: 823.92
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    TIME WARNER PAPERBACKS
    Publication date
    07 July 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Martin Stephen is High Master of St. Paul's School, Barnes. He is the author of 15 titles on English literature and military history and is also an experienced broadcaster and journalist, writing regularly for various broadsheets, the Daily Mail and the L
    Review quote
    'Intrigue, high-life and low-life are brilliantly interwoven...the historical details are utterly convincing' LAWRENCE JAMES 'Stephen has a good feel for the momentary decisions that can help to shape the course of history - as well, of course, as the cowardice, vainglory and greed' THE TIMES 'A terrific book' THE SPECTATOR 'Henry Gresham is a hero for all seasons' VAL MCDERMID