The Great Earthquake of Lisbon. The House of Commons voted £ 100.000 as a relief of the disaster. The Bridgitine nun, Catherine Witham writes an interesting account in a letter to her mother. The British Consul in Lisbon was Abraham Castres who survived.
The British Historical Society of Portugal is a Society with about 250 members and has as its object to recover, preserve and collate as much as possible of the history of the British in Portugal, and to promote interest in the History of Anglo-Portuguese relations.
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