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Anonymous; presumed to be King Manuel I of Portugal
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Carta de el-Rei D. Manuel

Date of Birth: 31 May 1469

Place of Birth: Alcochete, Portugal

Date of Death: 13 December 1521

Place of Death: Lisbon, Portugal


This letter has traditionally been attributed to Manuel I, King of Portugal, Lord of the Commerce, Conquest and Navigation of Arabia, Persia and India. However, scholars such as William Greenlee, Francis Rogers and Paulo Roberto Pereira find it …

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Halikowski-Smith, Stefan, “Anonymous; presumed to be King Manuel I of Portugal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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