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Quirós, Pedro Fernandes de

(Queirós; Fernandez; perhaps ca. 1560/65–ca. 1614/15). B. Évora, Port.; explored Pacific; envisioned a “city of God” there; est. “New Jerusalem” as miss. base on the New Hebrides island Espíritu Santo; tried to est. a new soc. order. See also Society Islands.

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