Soldiers in Santo Domingo, Hispanola - 22 January, 1586

from 'America and West Indies: Addenda 1586', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 9, 1675-1676 and Addenda 1574-1674, pages 28-29:

[The Battle of Santo Domingo was fought on 1 January 1586 after which the English soldiers occupied and ransacked the city, departing on 1 February. Francis Drake’s capture of Santo Domingo, on the Spanish island of Hispaniola, was part of the Anglo-Spanish War]

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cite as

W. Noel Sainsbury (ed.), 'America and West Indies: Addenda 1586', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 9, 1675-1676 and Addenda 1574-1674, volume 9 (London, 1893), p. 28-29. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1547031715459 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: Santo Domingo, Hispanola

Listeners

Soldiers
Soldier

Listening to

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military drums performed by English soldiers

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 January, 1586
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Notes

British History Online, a digital library created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, includes calendars of state papers in which the listening experience was identified. Calendars are very detailed summaries of documents arranged chronologically, intended as a finding aid. Original documents are often held at the National Archives at Kew.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:01:56 +0000
Approved on Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:44:54 +0000