Pedro Alvares Cabral travels to Brazil and then to India

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Historical Context Note

A nobleman who enjoyed the full support of the Portuguese king, Cabral is credited with discovering Brazil. Portugal claimed this land by the Treaty of Tordesillas.

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Editors. "Pedro Alvares Cabral travels to Brazil and then to India". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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