Portugal discovers the Azores, an uninhabited archipelago (31 words)
Historical Context Note
Gonçalo Velho Cabral initiated their settlement. They have remained under the control of Portugal, with the exception of the period 1580-1640, when Portugal itself was under the rule of Spain.
Editors. "Portugal discovers the Azores, an uninhabited archipelago". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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