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in 1706, Emanuel de Alreu, born in Portugal in the same year, and Vincent de Cunha, born in Lisbon in 1708, were beheaded on the 12th of January, 1737.
After the persecution of 173 7 there was a period of calm, and the King of Tonquin even sent to Macao for some mathematicians, and on the 6th of March, 1751, Father Simonelli and four other Jesuits arrived ; but the King changed his mind, and did not require their services. The Jesuits were replaced by the envoys of the Missions dtrangeres in 1659. In 1679 Tonquin was divided into two religious provinces aEastern and Western. The Spanish Dominicans took charge of Eastern Tonquin in 1693. It is now divided into four partsaWestern, Eastern, Central, and Southernathe Missions ^trangeres having the Western and Southern, and the Spanish Dominicans the two other divisions. There are said to be four hundred thousand Christians now in Tonquin.
In 1563 an embassy was sent by Pegu to demand one of the four white elephants possessed by the King of Siam, and, on an evasive answer being given, the Pegu army attacked Zimme, whose ruler refused to allow the army to enter its towns, and, after besieging and taking them, proceeded to Ayuthia, sacked it, placed one of the sons of the King on the throne, took many prisoners, and returned to Pegu, where a rebellion amongst the Shan and Talaing, Talain or Peguans, had broken out. This was quelled with great cruelty. The Peguan force was withdrawn from Zimm6 in 1565.
In 1568 Siam, with the aid of Vien-Chang, or Laos,In 1568 Siam, with the aid of Vien-Chang, or Laos,