Portuguese Ceylon
Portuguese Ceylon (Portuguese: Ceilão Português) was a Portuguese territory in present-day Sri Lanka, representing a period in Sri Lankan history from 1505–1658. The Portuguese first encountered t...
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Campaign of Danture
The Danture campaign comprised a series of encounters between the Portuguese and the Kingdom of Kandy in 1594, part of the Sinhalese–Portuguese War. It is considered a turning point in the indigeno...
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Battle of Mulleriyawa
The Battle of Mulleriyawa ( මුල්ලේරියාවේ සටන Mulleriyawa Satana in 1559) was a battle part of the Sinhalese–Portuguese War. It was one of the most decisive battles in Sri Lankan history and conside...
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List of Captains of Portuguese Ceylon
The following is a list of Portuguese captains of Portuguese Ceylon. The Portuguese arrived in the Kingdom of Kotte in 1505. By 1518, they had appointed a Captain to control the Portuguese occupied te...
List of Captain-majors of Portuguese Ceylon
The following is a list of captain-majors of Portuguese Ceylon. The Portuguese arrived in the Kingdom of Kotte in 1505. By 1551, they had appointed a Captains-major to control the Portuguese occupied ...
Tombo (Registry)
The Tombo (Tamil: தோம்பு) was a land registry compiled by the Portuguese to provide a detailed statement of property ownership and tax obligations in Portuguese Ceylon. First compiled in 1615, the...
List of Governors of Portuguese Ceylon
The following is a list of Portuguese governors of Portuguese Ceylon. The Portuguese arrived in the Kingdom of Kotte in 1505. By 1594 they had appointed a governor to control the Portuguese occupied t...
Lascarins
Lascarins (or Lascareen or Lascoreen or Lascarine) (Sinhala: ලස්කිරිඤ්ඤ laskirigngna) is a term used in Sri Lanka to identify indigenous soldiers who fought for the Portuguese during the Portugue...
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List of Governors of Ceilão
The following is a list of Portuguese governors of Portuguese Ceylon. The Portuguese arrived in the Kingdom of Kotte in 1505. By 1594 they had appointed a governor to control the Portuguese occupied t...
List of Governors of Ceilão - Wikipedia
List of Captain-majors of Ceilão
The following is a list of captain-majors of Portuguese Ceylon. The Portuguese arrived in the Kingdom of Kotte in 1505. By 1551, they had appointed a Captains-major to control the Portuguese occupied ...
List of Captains of Ceilão
The following is a list of Portuguese captains of Portuguese Ceylon. The Portuguese arrived in the Kingdom of Kotte in 1505. By 1518, they had appointed a Captain to control the Portuguese occupied te...
Siege of Kotte (1557–58)
The Siege of Kotte from November 1557 – November 1558 was a battle part of the Sinhalese–Portuguese War. A 50,000 strong Sitawaka army led by King Mayadunne besieged Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte,...
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Portuguese conquest of the Jaffna kingdom
The Portuguese conquest of the Jaffna kingdom occurred after Portuguese traders arrived at the rival Kotte Kingdom in the southwest of modern Sri Lanka in 1505. Many kings of Jaffna, such as Cankili ...
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