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The tragic history of the sea 1589-1622

narrative of the shipwrecks of the Portuguese East India men Sao Thome (1589), Santo Alberto (1593), Sao Joao Baptista (1622) and the journeys of the survivors in South East Africa

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        StatementCUP for the Hakluyt Society
        PublishersCUP for the Hakluyt Society
        LC Classifications1959
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        Paginationxvi, 132 p. :
        Number of Pages81
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In his introduction, Professor Boxer describes the lives of the three chroniclers, and gives bibliographical details of their works. The first contingent left Lisbon in 1545 and the system apparently continued to function intermittently until the eighteenth century.

Bernard Sta Maria wrote that "From 1545, King began to send to India and the Far East with all pomp and distinction many young Portuguese women known as 'Orphans of the Queen' to be married with local young men. ' So wrote Henrique Dias, an eye-witness of the wreck of the Sao Paulo off Sumatra and the subsequent fate of the survivors. : Books for Libraries Press.

Brito's original 1735-36 work contains twelve accounts, in chronological order, from 1552 to 1602. The battles of the galleon Santiago against the Dutch at in 1602, and The tragic history of the sea 1589-1622 nau Chagas against the English at the in 1594 written by Melchior Estacio de Amaral, orig.

In the course of the 18th century, several collections of other shipwreck accounts were published, alleging themselves to be the 'third volume' of Brito's work. 'Being about to write down the disastrous voyage of this great ship, it occurred to me how rash men are in their undertakings, chief among which, or one of the greatest is confiding their lives to four planks lashed together, and to the discretion of the furious winds.

"One of the Queen's orphans, sent abroad in this way, became Queen of the Maldives. All three became Protestants, and were provided with Protestant husbands.

; ; Quilligan, Maureen 15 September 2008. Gray, Sir John Milner 1958. " also brought in Portuguese orphan girls to in order to colonize the area. London, UK: at the University Press.

The Tragic History of the Sea, 1589

For a further selection from the same source, see Second Series 132. Edited from the original Portuguese and translated. Incentives such as were given with the girls to potential husbands. Francisca de Vasconcelos who married the ruler of Maldives. They were usually provided with dowries in the form of minor government posts, or with small grants of land, for the men who might marry them after their arrival at Goa.

In many instances these orphans were also provided with dowries by the State, which occasionally took the form of appointments in the Government service, which, though given to the girls themselves, were of course intended to be filled by their husbands. I believe more than 1,500 crowns' worth of vows were made, which were afterwards duly paid. It is said that Brito had enough material to publish five volumes, but ended up only publishing two.

in particular received most of the girls.