Editors. "Alfonso Fernandez de Lugo lands at Santa Cruz to conquer Tenerife". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13932, accessed 29 August 2015.]
Alfonso Fernandez de Lugo landed at Santa Cruz to reduce Tenerife. He had made a previous attempt to take the island earlier in the year, which culminated in the disastrous First Battle of Acentejo, at which de Lugo only narrowly escaped with his life. This time he had the support of a thousand veteran foot-soldiers and a more cautious strategy.
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