Editors. "Sebastian, King of Portugal, invades Morocco". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Sebastian, King of Portugal, invades Morocco (62 words)
Historical Context Note
In the Battle of the Three Kings, Sebastian, King of Portugal, invades Morocco, but is killed at Alcazar. The other two kings involved in the conflict - the deposed Sultan, al-Mutawakkil, and the new Sultan, Abd al-Malik - also die in the course of the fighting. Sebastian's great-uncle, Cardinal Henry, aged 67, becomes King of Portugal, but dies two years later without heirs.15232 Sebastian, King of Portugal, invades Morocco 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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