Thomas Stukeley is preparing a rescue voyage to Charlesfort, but instead attacks ships near Spain.

By this day the Englishman Thomas Stukeley is preparing a rescue voyage to Charlesfort, a French settlement on the coast of present-day South Carolina. The mission is in part funded by Queen Elizabeth I. But rather than sail to North America, Stukeley, who is possibly a Spanish spy, attacks French and Portuguese shipping off the coast of Spain.

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