Sir John Burrows captures a valuable Portuguese galleon (20 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

A Portuguese galleon, Madre de Dios, is captured by Englishman Sir John Burrows at Flores, with a cargo valued at £850 000.

Citation:
Editors. "Sir John Burrows captures a valuable Portuguese galleon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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