Francisco de Mello e Castro
|Francisco de Mello e Castro|
|17th Governor of Portuguese Ceylon|
|Monarch||John IV of Portugal|
|Preceded by||Manuel Mascarenhas Homem|
|Succeeded by||António de Sousa Coutinho|
Francisco de Mello e Castro was the 17th Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. de Mello was appointed in 1653 under Philip III of Portugal, he was Governor until 1655. He was succeeded by António de Sousa Coutinho.
- Cahoon, Ben. "Governors". Sri Lanka. Worldstatesmen. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
Manuel Mascarenhas Homem
|Governor of Portuguese Ceylon
António de Sousa Coutinho