Anthroponyms seta VALADARES, Diogo Eanes

According to Zurara, a Portuguese chronicler, he was a Squire. In 1441, he participated in the expedition commanded by Nuno Tristão that discovered White Cape. Together with Gonçalo de Sintra and Gomes Vinagre, he went with Nuno Tristão exploring the backlands with the intention to take some prisoners.

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: Ana Pereira


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