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Flores Island (Azores) - History
... his widow (Dona Maria de Vilhena) would contract the Flemish nobleman Willem van der Haegen to explore Flores and Corvo ... with Dona Maria Vilhena (who administered the island in the name of her young son, Rui de Teles), Van der Haegen came to an agreement and moved to the ... Van der Haegen had arrived in the Azores in 1469, and lived for a time on the island of Faial by invitation of the first Captaincy of Faial, Josse van Huerter ...
Willem Van Der Haegen - Biography - Settlements in The Azores
... Van der Haegen, a wealthy entrepreneur, was invited by Josse van Huerter (for four-years Captain-General of the island of Faial) to settle the island with him, in an archipelago that was ... of immigration to the island (the first having been pioneered by Van Huerter in the 1460s) ... Van der Haegen, by his virtues and distinguished personality, became popular on the island ...

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