Editors. "Spain gains the island of Palma". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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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.
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