Editors. "Spain gains the island of Palma". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Spain gains the island of Palma (45 words)
Historical Context Note
The island of Palma, in the Canary Islands, is added to Spanish territory. Conquistador Alfonso Fernandez de Lugo, who had previously fought in the conquest of Gran Canaria in 1478, attacked La Palma in the area of Tazacorte and managed to defeat the local Guanches chiefs.13896 Spain gains the island of Palma 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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