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 Crónica do Vice-Rei D. João de Castro
(710 words)

‘Chronicle of the Viceroy Dom João de Castro’

Fernando de Castro

Date: After 1594

Original Language: Portuguese


There is only one known extant manuscript of this chronicle, comprising 195 folios. It was evidently written after 1594, since it mentions problems in Angola and the fortress of Tangier that occurred in 1593. It was referred to by some scholars around the time it was written, but it was not published until 1995, after being rediscovered by Luís de Albuquerque at the end of the 1970s.


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de Jesus, Roger Lee , “ Crónica do Vice-Rei D. João de Castro”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>

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