Vasseur's Fortress, Tortuga

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 19 October 2021

The fortress built by Jean Le Vasseur from 1642 on the island of Tortuga (Ile de la Tortue), located in northwest Hispaniola (modern Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Tortuga became a major haven for the buccaneers like François L'Olonias (1630-1668).

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Artist, U. (2021, October 19). Vasseur's Fortress, Tortuga. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14738/vasseurs-fortress-tortuga/

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