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Portuguese prisoners of war build a fort near Kandy

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Portuguese prisoners of war build a fort near Kandy. The Ceylonese ruler Vimala Dharma Suriya defeated the

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Portuguese in a battle in 1592 and deployed the prisoners to build a fort.
Date/Era: 1672
Publisher/Illustration: ?
Format: voc copperplate printing
Location: Kandy, Ceylon

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