Reconquista

Battle of Cape St Vincent
©Angus McBrie
1337 Jul 21

Battle of Cape St Vincent

Cape St. Vincent, Sagres, Port

The Battle of Cape St Vincent of 1337 took place on 21 July 1337 between a Castilian fleet commanded by Alfonso Jofre Tenorio and a Portuguese fleet led by the Luso-Genoese admiral Emanuele Pessagno (Manuel Pessanha). The fledgling Portuguese fleet was defeated, bringing a quick end to the brief Luso-Castilian war that begun in 1336.

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