An Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon, in the East-Indies (Illustrated Edition)

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Echo Library, Feb 1, 2011 - Travel - 288 pages
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Including "an Account of the Detaining in Captivity the Author and divers other Englishmen now Living there, and of the Author's Miraculous Escape." First published in 1681.

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His account seemed biased and I doubt it's authenticity. Read full review

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Robert Knox wrote an excellent account of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka.) He was an English trader and sailor. He was captured and taken prisoner by the troops of the then Ceylonese King Rājasimha II in 1659 ... Read full review

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