Editors. "Brazil ceded to the Portuguese and Ceylon to the Dutch". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Brazil ceded to the Portuguese and Ceylon to the Dutch (30 words)
Historical Context Note
The Dutch and Portguese sign a treaty, through the mediation of Charles II of England. By its terms, the Portuguese retain Brazil, while the Dutch are allowed to keep Ceylon.16475 Brazil ceded to the Portuguese and Ceylon to the Dutch 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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