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However, Carleton again pressed for the punishment of the perpetrators of "the foule and bloody act" of Amboina.
But Amboina was not forgotten; the sore rankled and was one of the causes that moved Cromwell to war in 1654.
Here pirates landing, Serrão and his men took possession of their boats and thus reached Amboina in safety.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXXIII, 1519-1522
They kept company with us till we came near Amboina, for which place they stood in, while we continued our course.
The island of Amboina, near Ceram, is about forty leagues in circuit, and gives its name also to some other small adjacent isles.