What was the Portuguese Conquest of Goa (1510)?

Introduction The Portuguese conquest of Goa occurred when the governor of Portuguese India Afonso de Albuquerque captured the city in 1510. Goa was not among the cities Albuquerque had received orders to conquer: he had only been ordered by the Portuguese king to capture Hormuz, Aden, and Malacca. Background On 04 November 1509, Afonso de… Read More