English privateer who attacked the island of Tobago in 1671 (the year before the Third English War, 1672 - 1674). He sailed from Barbados with 6 ships to the island carrying 600 soldiers on boar After the surrender by the Dutch colonists Bridge captured the islan The French colonists on the island were transported to Martinique (France was an ally of England, also during the Third Engish War). The Dutchmen were allowed to leave, but the cattle and the slaves had to be left behin The cannons of the fort were also transported to Barbados and used there in its defence. Before Bridge left the fort, the houses and every other structure on the island Tobago were destroye
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