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Recounting the Memories of the Past
Next week please be informed that there will be a topical test for 25 minutes. The test will be scheduled to the classes as follow:
7T – Tuesday 9/8/11
7R- Tuesday 9/8/11
Tuesday 9/8/11 (change to Thursday 11/8/11)
7E- Wednesday 10/8/11
7L – Wednesday 10/8/11
The test will include four topics:
The arrival of Spanish
The Castille War
The Separation of Sulu
The coming of the British in the 17th to 18th Centuries
Here some hints and topic review that should be noted:
Key Dates to know:
14 April 1578
26 June 1578
Mid of the 17th Century
Key people to know
Dr Francisco De Sande
Sultan Saiful Rijal
Pengiran Seri Lela
Pengiran Seri Ratna
Pengiran Bendahara Sakam
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin I
When did the Spanish ship Victoria reach Brunei?
Who wrote about the visit to Brunei when the Spanish arrived in 1521?
Who was the Spanish Governor in Manila in 1576?
Dr Francisco de Sande
What were the 3 terms demanded by the Spanish Governor in Manila to Brunei?
The Spanish wanted to have good relations with Brunei
They asked to be allowed to spread Christianity in Brunei
The Bruneian Missionaries stop spreading Islam in the Philippines
Why did the Spanish attack Brunei on 14 April 1578?
Sultan Saiful Rijal did not agree to allow Christian Missionaries coming to Brunei
He also did not agree to stop Bruneian Missinaries from spreading Islam in the Philippines.
How did the Spanish attack Brunei and managed to capture Brunei’s capital?
They brought a fleet of 40 ships and many soldiers
They were helped by two Bruneian nobles who turned traitors
How many days did the Spanish capture Brunei?
72 days only
When did Sulu break away from Brunei’s control?
Mid of 17th century
Who left Brunei and started to work for Sulu?
Which lands of Brunei were attackedby Sulu?
Who made an agreement with the Sultan of Sulu to allow the British to use part of the North Borneo and some nearby islands for trade?
What does EIC stand for?
East India Company
Where did the EIC set up trading post in Borneo in 1773?
Who did the EIC sent in 1774 to Brunei to buy pepper from Chinese gardeners?
Which Island was offered to the British in 1775 by SOAS I in return for Brunei’s protection against Sulu?
Why did the British leave Brunei in 1777?
They were losing money on their trading operation in Borneo.
Who visited Brunei in 1776 and described Brunei Town?