Editors. "Portugal grants Tangier and Bombay to Charles II in dowry". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Portugal grants Tangier and Bombay to Charles II in dowry (47 words)
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.16473 Portugal grants Tangier and Bombay to Charles II in dowry 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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