António de Noronha
- not to be confused with António José Severim de Noronha, 1st Duke of Terceira
|António de Noronha|
|25th Viceroy of Portuguese India|
3 September 1564 – September 1568
|Monarch||Sebastian I of Portugal|
|Preceded by||João de Mendonça|
|Succeeded by||Luís de Ataíde|
|12th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon|
|Monarch||Sebastian of Portugal|
|Preceded by||Diogo de Melo Coutinho|
|Succeeded by||Fernando de Albuquerque|
António de Noronha was the 12th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Noronha was appointed in 1572 under Sebastian of Portugal; he was Captain-major until 1575. He was succeeded by Fernando de Albuquerque. António de Noronha was also the Viceroy of Portuguese India between 3 September 1564 and September 1568. He captured Mangalore and built a fort there between 1564 and 1568.
- Cahoon, Ben. "Captains-major". Sri Lanka. Worldstatesmen. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- Varghese, Alexander P. (1 January 2008). India : History, Religion, Vision And Contribution To The World. Atlantic Publishers & Dist. p. 404. ISBN 978-81-269-0903-2. Retrieved 24 December 2011.
Diogo de Melo Coutinho
|Captain-majors of Portuguese Ceylon
Fernando de Albuquerque
João de Mendonça
|Viceroy of India
Luís de Ataíde
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