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Details and account of the people who helped Magellan discover the Spice Islands / Page 01

Ferdinand Magellan

Archivos Estatales

Archivos Estatales
Spain

Testimony given by royal scribe Fernando Díaz de Toledo on the details requested by Ferdinand Magellan before the ordinary magistrate in Seville, Fernán Gutiérrez, concerning the people enrolled in the armada for the Spice Islands (August 9, 1519, Seville). It provides testimonies of the witnesses presented by Magellan who were responsible for recruitment: Gonzalo Gómez de Espinosa, Antón de Salamón, Juan Bautista, Baltasar Pallán, Juan de Arriaga, and Juan Sebastián Elcano.

Details

  • Title: Details and account of the people who helped Magellan discover the Spice Islands / Page 01
  • Creator: Fernando de Magallanes
  • Date: 1519
  • Provenance: Archivo General de Indias
  • Type: Document
  • Original Source: Archivo General de Indias
  • External Link: PARES
  • Medium: Paper
  • Identifier: PATRONATO,34,R.6(2)

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