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This fleet was sent by Philip of Spain in an attempt to invade England
The fleet was defeated by a combination of bad weather and English seamanship
One of the naval commanders facing the Spanish was Sir Francis Drake
23 March, 1743
First English performance of Handel's Messiah
During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'
This king's madness led to a Regency headed by his son, George (and to a popular modern film!)
His father was George II
He was followed to the throne by George IV