Filipe Fernandes Vidal of Amadora
"I am Filipe Fernades Vidal of Amadora. I gutted Dutch pigs at
both the battles of Guararapes. And Inglees pigs at Macau.
I have been as you see me since before you were born. I was born
in the year of Our Lord, sixteen hundred and twenty four it was sixteen
sixty five when my body was taken from me by a heathen sorcerer in
Aboraas on the Costa Ouro "
Amadora is a town in Portugal
The two Battles of Guararapes occurred in Pernambuco Brazil in 1648 and
1649, during the Dutch conquest of Portugese Brazil. They were
both Dutch defeats. The Dutch are now out of Brazil.
Costa Ouro 'Gold Coast,' East Africa. A central area of the slave trade.