THE LAST SPANISH ARMADA: BRITAIN AND THE WAR OF THE QUADRUPLE ALLIANCE, 1718-1720
184pp., 20 illus., P.B. 2019. This conflict has never been hitherto covered in a book in the English language. This book is a study of war and diplomacy involving several of the European powers, with fighting on the high seas, in Scotland, Spain, Sardinia, and Sicily. It is a tale of a once great power taking advantage of apparently favourable international circumstances to regain parts of its lost empire.