The sources - preparations

1- ORIGINAL SOURCES. Documents of the protagonists.

1.1- About what happened before starting the trip

People who led to the discovery of the Spice:

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  • People who led to the discovery of the Spice - v. manuscript pp 1-20 / 21-40 / 41-43

Source: PARES

Source: Seville 2019-2022

Capitulations of Valladolid:

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Archivo General de Indias INDIFERENTE, 415, L.1, F.18V-20R

Source: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spanish Sea Since the End of the XV Century, Volume IV. Martín Fernández de Navarrete. 1837.

Treaty of Tordesillas:

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Archivo de Indias PATRONATO, 1, N.6, R.2

Archivo de Indias PATRONATO, 1, N.6, R.1

Source: University of Alicante

Memorial presented to the King on the discovery of the Maluco Islands, which they had proposed, and grants they requested (attributed to Magellan and Falero):

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Archivo de Indias PATRONATO, 34, R.7

Source: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spanish Sea Since the End of the XV Century, Volume IV. Martín Fernández de Navarrete. 1837.

Instruction from the King to Magellan and Rui Falero for the expedition to discover the Spice:

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General Archive of the Indies PATRONATO, 34, R.8

Source: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spanish Sea Since the End of the XV Century, Volume IV. Martín Fernández de Navarrete. 1837.

Obligation made by Hernando de Magallanes and Rui Falero to go to the Factor of the Casa de Contratación de Sevilla with the eighth part of what is spent in the discovery of spice:

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Source: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spanish Sea Since the End of the XV Century, Volume IV. Martín Fernández de Navarrete. 1837.

Title of Captains of the Navy to Magallanes and Rui Falero:

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Source: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spanish Sea Since the End of the XV Century, Volume IV. Martín Fernández de Navarrete. 1837.

Royal certificates with appointments and salaries to different officers of the Magellan army:

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Source: The Discovery of the Pacific Ocean. Hernando de Magallanes and his companions. Documents José Toribio Medina, 1920.

Response of the King to the officials of the Casa de Contratación on the readiness of the Magellan army:

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Source: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spanish Sea Since the End of the XV Century, Volume IV. Martín Fernández de Navarrete. 1837.

Letter from Magellan to the King about the readiness of the navy:

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Source: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spanish Sea Since the End of the XV Century, Volume IV. Martín Fernández de Navarrete. 1837.

List of maravedís that have been paid to the cabin boys who entered the naos for pay instead of the Portuguese cabin boys who fired, because SA ordered that they were not in the navy, after having received a salary four months in advance, and others who were absent after receiving salary:

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Source: The Discovery of the Pacific Ocean. Hernando de Magallanes and his companions. Documents José Toribio Medina, 1920.

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List of things that had or have been put on the ship, may God save, named the Concepción, as well as xarcia and candles as well as maintenance and weapons and artillery and other things:

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Source: The Discovery of the Pacific Ocean. Hernando de Magallanes and his companions. Documents José Toribio Medina, 1920.

List of people that His Majesty ordered to go in the Magellan army, and the salary that they must have each month:

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Source: The Discovery of the Pacific Ocean. Hernando de Magallanes and his companions. Documents José Toribio Medina, 1920.

To the Cabildo of Seville and other authorities of that city recommending that they favor the Officers of the Casa de la Contratación, after knowing what had happened to Magellan with the Admiral's Lieutenant:

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Source: The Discovery of the Pacific Ocean. Hernando de Magallanes and his companions. Documents José Toribio Medina, 1920.

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1- ORIGINAL SOURCES. Documents of the protagonists.

2.1- Chronicles of historians

2.2- Cartography

2.3- Recommended modern publications

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