Anthroponyms seta ÁLVARES, Rodrigo

Captain and manager of a ship in the fleet under the command of Lançarote de Lagos, sent in 1444 to the coast of Arguin, where the first great capture of slaves took place, 253 prisoners according to Zurara, a Portuguese chronicler.

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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