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1

Sea dogs

English sea captains authorized to raid Spanish ships and towns

2

Armada

A fleet of war ships

3

Gunnery

The art of firing cannons quickly and accurately

4

Enclosure

The Tudor monarchs allowed the nobles to enclose there estates, throwing surfs of land, where there families had farmed for many generations- to fence off-

5

Colony

A country or area under full or political control of another distant county, and occupied by settlers from that country

6

Staple

Very much needed and used.

7

Poor law

The parliament passed the law in 1601, designed to provide help for the poor. It was an obligation to find work for the poor