Editors. "Dutch massacre English colonists at Amboyna". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15901, accessed 11 December 2016.]
Dutch massacre English colonists at Amboyna (33 words)
Historical Context Note
Twenty English colonists are massacred by agents of the Dutch East India Company on the Indonesian island of Ambon (present-day Maluku), where the two companies are rivals for control of the spice trade.15901 Dutch massacre English colonists at Amboyna 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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