Portuguese sack Mombasa after its refusal to pay tribute

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Historical Context Note

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

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Editors. "Portuguese sack Mombasa after its refusal to pay tribute". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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