Anthroponyms seta CORREIA, Diogo Fernandes

This knight of the Royal House left for India, as captain of the 1502 fleet, to become the factor of Kochi, a post he kept until 1505, when he returned to the kingdom. He was also named by Vasco da Gama judge of weights of pepper in Kochi. Some records mention a nobleman called Diogo Fernandes Correia who was, in 1515, a Knight in the Order of Christ.

Bibliography:
LACERDA, Teresa, Os Capitães das Armadas da Índia no Reinado de Manuel I ? uma avaliação social, Cascais, Câmara de Cascais, 2008, no prelo.

Author: Teresa Lacerda Translated by: Dominique Faria


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