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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Portuguese period in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
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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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...