Gon Alo Velho

Gon Alo Velho

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gon alo Velho Cabral, was a 15th Century Portuguese monk and Commander in the Order of Christ, explorer (credited with the discovery of the Formigas, the re-discovery of the islands of Santa Maria and S o Miguel in the Azores) and hereditary landowner responsible for administering Crown lands on the same islands, during the Portuguese Age of Discovery. He was son of Fern o Velho, Lord and Alcaide of Veleda, and his wife Maria lvares Cabral (great-aunt of Pedro lvares Cabral). His siblings lvaro Velho Cabral, Teresa Velho Cabral, wife of Fern o Soares de Albergaria, and Violante Velho Cabral, wife of Diogo Gon alves de Travassos also established settlements in the Azores with their families. Although referenced as Gon alo Velho Cabral in most modern biographies, he is generally referred to as Gon alo Velho in historical documents.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135962450
  • 9786135962451