Little is known about the life of Martín Fernández de Figueroa, except that he was a member of the minor aristocracy in Salamanca and a relative of Pedro de Añaya (or Anaya), one of the Castilian captains who took part in the construction of a fort in Sofala for Manuel I of Portugal in 1505, and in the subsequent Portuguese exploration and conquest in the Indian Ocean. The Conquista is the story of his travels, but in its final version …
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“Martín Fernández de Figueroa”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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