Antique Spanish Armada Door Knocker
A rare door knocker of the Spanish Armada 1588. Displaying the galleons at the top of the knocker with Sir John Hawkins (1532-1595) on the striker. Hawkins was the chief architect of the Elizabethan navy. In the battle in which the Spanish Armada was defeated in 1588, Hawkins served as a vice admiral. He was knighted for gallantry.