Fernão Gomes de Lemos
Fernão Gomes de Lemos was the third and last Captain of Portuguese Ceylon. Lemos succeeded Lopo de Brito and was appointed in 1522 under John III of Portugal, he was Captain until 1524. In 1524 when h...
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...
Lopo de Brito
Lopo de Brito was the second Captain of Portuguese Ceylon. Brito succeeded João da Silveira and was appointed in 1518 under Manuel I of Portugal, he was Captain until 1522. He was succeeded by Fernão ...
João da Silveira
João da Silveira (also known as João da Silva) was the first Captain of Portuguese Ceylon. Silveira was appointed in 1518 under Manuel I of Portugal. He was succeeded by Lopo de Brito.
João da Silveira - Wikipedia