Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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António Moniz Barreto
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Born in the early 1520s, António Moniz Barreto was the son of Henrique Moniz Barreto, alcalde of Silves, and of Maria de Mendonça, daughter of João de Mendonça, alcalde of Chaves and provisional governor of India in 1564. António travelled to India in 1529 with his father and eldest brother, both of whom he saw die, and invested his energy in a remarkable career of 30 years, starting with the defe…

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Vila-Santa, Nuno, “António Moniz Barreto”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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