Anthroponyms seta ÁLVARES, Tristão

In 1506 he sailed to Índia with Tristão da Cunha´s fleet, as captain of a ship. He is mentioned by Fernão Lopes de Castanheda as Groom in the Privy Chamber. In 1504, a Tristão Álvares served as Overseer of the India fleet, however, it is unknown whether or not it is the same person.

Bibliography:
LACERDA, Teresa, Os Capitães das Armadas da Índia no Reinado de Manuel I ? uma avaliação social, Cascais, Câmara de Cascais, 2008, no prelo.

Author: Teresa Lacerda
Translated by: Maria João Pimentel


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