Anthroponyms seta GÓIS, Gonçalo Vaz

In 1498 he was commander of the garrison of Arzila. In 1505, he departed to India as captain of Dom Francisco de Almeida´s fleet. When he arrived in the Indian Ocean, he participated in the conquest of Quiloa. In 1506, he was captain in the fleet of the Malabar Coast, and would die during an attack to the trading post of Cannanore.

Bibliography:
RESENDE, Vasco, A sociedade da Expansão na época de D. Manuel. Mobilidade, hierarquia e poder entre o Reino, o Norte de África e o Oriente, Lagos, Câmara Municipal, 2006.

Author: Teresa Lacerda
Translated by: Maria João Pimentel


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