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Dominicus Corea - King of Kotte

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Vernon and the wider Corea Clan are descended from one of the great Sinhalese Men of History - Dominicus Corea (Edirille Bandara) who was crowned King of Kotte...

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He was a brave General in the end he was captured by the Portugese and beheaded - his execution took place in Colombo on July 14th 1596.
 
John M.Seneviratna in his series on Great Sinhalese Men and Women of History wrote about the coronation of Edirille Bandara (Domingos Corea) who was given the title of King of Kotte.

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Vernon and the wider Corea Family are descended from King Dominicus Corea