Anthroponyms seta MENDES, Garcia

He was in Prince Henry?s service. In 1445, he joined Antão Gonçalves in the voyage whose mission was to collect João Fernandes, who had been left in the River of Gold some months earlier to gather information about the locals and the route of gold.

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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