Portuguese sack Mombasa after its refusal to pay tribute (19 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

This port city was valuable and was frequently transferred from one power to another due to its strategic position.

Citation:
Editors. "Portuguese sack Mombasa after its refusal to pay tribute". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=9867, accessed 08 December 2016.]