From 1585 through 1604, this sequel to By Pike and Dyke continues the story of the Dutch Protestants fight for freedom from Catholic Spanish rule. Two English brothers experience the major conflicts in the struggle meeting Sir Francis Vere, one of the greatest generals of the time. Their adventures include the defeat of the Spanish's Armada, the battle of Cadiz and Ostend, life in Holland and Spain, and more. Henty's legendary storytelling once again captures the imagination while educating his readers. Unabridged MP3-CD; approximately 11 hours 50 minutes.