Portugal grants Tangier and Bombay to Charles II in dowry

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Historical Context Note

As part of the marriage arrangements between Charles II and Catherine of Braganza, Portugal agrees to cede Tangier and Bombay to Charles II as dowry of his Queen. For his part, Charles promises to try to effect peace between the Portuguese and the Dutch in their colonies.
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Editors. "Portugal grants Tangier and Bombay to Charles II in dowry". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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