Sunday, May 7, 2017

Sri Lanka: Sale of Trincomalee to the Danish King

( May 6, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Marcelis Boschower was a Dutchman sent by the Prince of the Netherlands and the State-General to conclude a treaty with the King of Kandy for ejecting the Portuguese from Ceylon. But he is better known as Migomu Rala (Prince of Negombo) and the crony of King Senarat.