Anthroponyms seta MASCARENHAS, Jorge

According to João de Barros, this knight of the Royal House was the son of João Gonçalves Montans. In 1515 he left for the East as captain of the fleet, having then joined the fleet of Fernão Peres de Andrade that went to China. In 1524 he was granted laud as the Chief Alcaide of Malacca.

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 das Mercês Pacheco


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