A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557

A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 Summary

When Don Ferdinando had obtained the government, there came a gentleman from the Indies to the court, named Cabeça de Vaca which had been with the Governor Pamphilo de Narvaez which died in Florida who reported that Narvaez was cast away at sea with all the company that went with him. And how he with four more escaped and arrived in Nueva España. Also he brought a relation in writing, of that which he had seen in Florida which said in some places: In such a place I have seen this and the rest which here I saw, I leave to confer of between his Majesty and myself. Generally he reported the misery of the country and the troubles which he passed



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