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Spanish privateer in command of the fleet that was ordered to attack the Isle of Providence in July 1635. He sailed with his fleet to the island and first anchored outside the harbour of New Westminster. He sent a letter to the Governor of the island in which he demanded the surrender of the English colony. After receiving a refusal to this demand he decided to attack the North-Eastern side of the islan This area of the island did not have much defencemechanisms, but the colonists hurriedly dragged some cannons to the area and were able to repel the Spanish attack.
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