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Ark Royal


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The name given to a series of warships in the Royal Navy. The first Ark Royal, originally called Ark Raleigh, was purchased by the crown in 1588. It was used as the flagship of Lord Howard of Effingham against the Armada.

Subjects: British History — Maritime History.


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