- Anglo-Spanish War
Five wars between successive British states and
Spainare known as Anglo-Spanish Wars:
* The Anglo-Spanish War of 1585–1604 was part of the
Eighty Years' Warand included the Spanish Armada, 1588.
* The Anglo-Spanish War of 1625–1630 was part of the
Thirty Years' War. (See 1st Duke of Buckingham for some details of this conflict.)
* The Anglo-Spanish War of 1654–1660 included the capture of
* The Anglo-Spanish War of 1727–1729 was a failed Spanish attempt to retake
* The Anglo-Spanish War of 1761–1763 was part of the
Seven Years' War.
* The Anglo-Spanish War of 1779–1783 was part of the
American Revolutionary War.
* The Anglo-Spanish War of 1796–1808 was part of the Part of the
French Revolutionary Wars(1796-1802) and Napoleonic Wars(1803-1808).
Other wars that pitted England against Spain, though not commonly known as "Anglo-Spanish" wars, include:
War of the Spanish Succession(1702–1713)
War of the Quadruple Alliance(1718–1720)
War of Jenkins' Ear(1739–1742), which later merged into the War of the Austrian Succession(1740–1748)
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