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António Bocarro
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Date of Birth: 1594

Place of Birth: Probably Abrantes, Portugal

Date of Death: Probably 1643

Place of Death: Goa


António Bocarro was the son of New Christian parents. According to his own testimony, given in 1624 to the Inquisition of Goa, he was born in 1594 in Abrantes, though in a letter recounting his services in India between 1615 and 1638 (published by Boxer, ‘António Bocarro’), he …

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Rodrigues, Vitor Luis Gaspar, “António Bocarro”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <>

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