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March 7, 1567 Juan Pardo returns to Santa Elana
July 24, 1567 Privateer John Hawkins, who had been granted permission to land and refit his vessels at San Juan de Ulloa, a "craggy tor" in the harbor of Vera Cruz, is attacked by the Spanish fleet. Only two ships escape: Hawkins on his command ship, the Minion and the Judith (which belonged to his cousin, Sir Francis Drake).
August 21, 1567 Seeking revenge for the massacre at Fort Caroline, a war ship under the command of Dominiue de Gourges leaves France and heads to the Fort. He engages Indians, whom the occupants of Fort Caroline had befriended, and as a combined force attack the Spanish stronghold, easily defeating the garrison. Nearly all the Spaniards are killed in the attack.
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