Anthroponyms seta CASTILHA, João de

In 1445, he was the captain of the caravel armed by Álvaro Gonçalves de Ataíde which was part of Lançarote de Lagos?s expedition to the western coast of Africa. Because he didn?t make it to Guinea, he went to the Canary Islands to capture some slaves.

Bibliography:
ZURARA, Gomes Eanes de, Crónica dos feitos notáveis que se passaram na conquista de Guiné por mandado do infante D. Henrique, 2 vols., Lisboa, Academia Portuguesa de História, 1973-1981.

Author: Teresa Lacerda
Translated by: Dominique Faria


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