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  Handbook of Texas Online:
Alonso Álvarez de Pineda commanded a Spanish expedition that sailed along the Gulf of Mexico coastline from Florida to Cabo Rojo, Mexico, in 1519.
The stated purpose of Álvarez de Pineda's voyage was to explore the coast between the discoveries of De León on the Florida peninsula and those made on behalf of Velázquez along the southern Gulf, in hope of finding a strait to the Pacific Ocean.
The Río de las Palmas has often been associated with Álvarez de Pineda and the erroneous conclusion drawn that this was the Rio Grande.
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 Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda (1494 - 1519) was a Spanish explorer and cartographer.
Pineda sailed in 1519 for the Spanish Governor of Jamaica, Francisco de Garay, who sent him to explore and chart the Gulf Coast (today southern United States) from Florida to Mexico.
Pineda arrived in Veracruz in August 1519 and had to escape from Hernán Cortés, who had attempted to capture him.
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  Alonso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, Spanish explorer and cartographer
Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque nobleman, soldier and poet
Manuel A. Alonso, Puerto Rican writer, poet and journalist
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 Alonso Álvarez de Pineda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alonso Álvarez de Pineda (1494 - 1519) was a Spanish explorer and cartographer.
Pineda sailed in 1519 for the Spanish Governor of Jamaica, Francisco de Garay, who sent him to explore and chart the Gulf Coast (today southern United States) from Florida to Mexico.
Pineda arrived in Veracruz in August 1519 and had to escape from Hernán Cortés, who had attempted to capture him.
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 NOBILIVRE : Liste de titres de noblesse de familles espagnoles, ou grandesse d'espagne
Casa Galindo, Comte de, + Grandesse d'Espagne, 16/01/1713
Lugo, Duc de (vitalicio), 03/03/1995, 03/03/1995, SAR doña Elena de Borbón, Infanta de España
Martínez de Campos, Marquis de, + Grandesse d'Espagne, 07/04/1902
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 The Spanish
The first European to explore this area was Captain Alonso Alvarez de Pineda, who was commissioned by the Spanish Governor of Jamaica in 1519 to explore the coast with four ships and 270 men in hopes of finding a water passage to the Orient.
De Pineda mapped the entire coast of the Gulf of Mexico from Florida to Vera Cruz (in present-day Mexico) including what was then known as "La Isla Blanca" (the White Island), which later became known as Padre Island.
De Pineda is known only to have passed through the area, though he probably saw the island from off shore.
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Alonso Álvarez de Pineda commanded a Spanish expedition that sailed along the Gulf of Mexico coastline from Florida to Cabo Rojo, Mexico, in 1519.
The stated purpose of Álvarez de Pineda's voyage was to explore the coast between the discoveries of De León on the Florida peninsula and those made on behalf of Velázquez along the southern Gulf, in hope of finding a strait to the Pacific Ocean.
The Río de las Palmas has often been associated with Álvarez de Pineda and the erroneous conclusion drawn that this was the Rio Grande.
www.ach4h.com /files/spanishmisc.doc   (1689 words)

  
 La Travesía de Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca por Cristián García-Godoy
De su segunda aventura -aquella que lo llevó al Río de la Plata- Cabeza de Vaca dejó escrita una crónica denominada Comentarios, sobre su actuación como Adelantado y Gobernador del Río de la Plata, cuya primera edición se efectuó en Valladolid (1555).
De otras tribus menciona sus ritos funerarios; cómo curaban a los enfermos; qué uso hacían del tabaco; la forma en que se emborrachaban "con humo" (drogas?).
Tal como fue parte de su vida, sus datos vitales están velados por el misterio, o por lo menos son inciertos, pues carecen de fecha y lugar seguros.
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 iVacation.com - Properties for Rent and for Sale
Pineda and his men were the first Europeans to explore and map the Gulf of Mexico between the areas previously explored by Juan Ponce De Leon and Diego Velazquez.
Pineda's voyage ended when he encountered Hernan Cortes, who viewed Pineda as a rival, and arrested the messengers he sent ashore near Cortes' base at Villa Rica de la Vera Cruz on the bay of Campeche.
Alvarez de Pineda then withdrew back up the Mexican coast to the Rio Panuco, where he established a settlement of his own near the site of the future city of Tampico.
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 FictionZone.Org ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Pineda and his crew were the first expedition team to explore and map the coastline of Texas.
Pineda was supposed to be exploring the coast between De Leon's discoveries and the discoveries made for Velasquez on the southern Gulf, on the Florida Peninsula.
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda and 'all the horses and soldiers' were killed.
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 Hernando de Soto - The Expedition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
One of de Soto's captives, Chief Tuscaloosa, escaped and plotted a surprise attack against de Soto and his army at Mabila.
He did not, however, "discover" the Mississippi as is commonly believed; Alonso Alvarez de Pineda is thought to be the first Spaniard to have seen the river during his 1519 expedition along the Gulf coast.
De Soto and his men spent several months wandering the land west of the Mississippi River, but he never found the riches he had expected based on his experience in Peru.
www.christopherswindle.com /desoto/expedition.asp   (292 words)

  
 Exploring the Mississippi –
Hernando de Soto, Spanish Governor of Cuba and a veteran of the conquest of Peru, was intrigued by Cabeza de Vaca's description of the coastline.
De Soto organized an expedition and landed in Tampa Bay in 1539.
In February of 1682, the Frenchman Robert Cavalier de la Salle entered the Mississippi River from the Illinois River.
www.iadb.org /EXR/cultural/catalogues/orleans/expl_mississippi.html   (472 words)

  
 Historical Places of Louisiana: Attakapas
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda spends 8 or 9 months exploring the Gulf Coast from Florida to Panuco in Mexico, including about 40 days at the mouth of the Mississippi River.
De Garay forwarded Pineda's charts to the king with a request for a grant which he received in 1521.
De Garay landed in Mexico in 1523 and moved up the coast, but is hindered and finally captured by Cortes.
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 Port Aransas, Texas
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda (?-1520) - was a Spanish explorer and map-maker.
AFTER the people had eaten I sent Lope de Oviedo, who was the strongest and heartiest of all, to go to some trees nearby and climb to the top of one, examine the surroundings and the country in which we were.
Luis de Moscoso Alvarado (1505-1551), leader of the Hernando De Soto's expedition (after Soto's death) and a group of 322 survivors of about 600 soldiers, servants and slaves who had landed in Florida four years previously, followed the coastlines of Louisiana and Texas and probably entered Matagorda and Aransas or Corpus Christi bays.
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 Explorers - D - EnchantedLearning.com
Afonso de Albuquerque (14??-1515) was a Portuguese soldier and explorer who sailed to the Spice Islands (the Moluccas, a group of Islands in Indonesia) in 1507-1511, trying to monopolize trade with this area; from Europe, he sailed around Africa to the Indian Ocean.
De Niza reported that he and Estevanico saw the extraordinarily rich "Seven Golden Cities of Cibola," but they were later found to be simple Zuni Indian pueblos.
De Vaca and his fellow travelers were the first Europeans to see the bison, or American buffalo.
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 Historical Places of Louisiana: Attakapas
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda spends 8 or 9 months exploring the Gulf Coast from Florida to Panuco in Mexico, including about 40 days at the mouth of the Mississippi River.
De Garay forwarded Pineda's charts to the king with a request for a grant which he received in 1521.
De Vaca did not report any cannibalism in 1528, but rather the native's affection toward their children.
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 Louisiana History: Historic Facts and Overview
In 1519 Alonso Alvarez de Pineda led an expedition along the northern shore of the Gulf of Mexico and discovered the mouth of a great river which may have been the Mississippi.
The Spanish adventurer Hernando de Soto died on the shores of the Mississippi River near present-day Memphis while exploring the southeastern United States.
It was then that Sierra de La Salle, the French explorer, reached the mouth of the Mississippi, claimed all its drainage basin for France, and named the area Louisiana to honor Louis XIV.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-history/louisiana.html   (1521 words)

  
 Chapter 2 Page 4
Pineda was supposed to search for the famous Straits of Anián which drove so many expeditions.
The importance of the trip of Alvarez de Pineda jumps before the eyes since, as the royal document points out, it demonstrated the continuity of the coast of the Gulf of Mexico or rather the existence of the so often sought Anián Straits.
and this Miguel Díaz de Aux was the one who, in the Royal Council of Indians, in the year of 1541, said that to some they gave favor and Indians for dancing and whirling well and to others they took away their haciendas because they had well served their Majesty fighting...
www.library.ci.corpus-christi.tx.us /newkingdom/reinochapter2p4.htm   (1066 words)

  
 Federico Garc}a Lorca
Oda a Salvador Dalí, in «Revista de Occidente», ivi, aprile 1926.
ALONSO, in Ensayos sobre poesía española, Madrid, 1944.
DE ZULETA, in Cinco poetas españoles, Madrid, 1971.
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 Louisiana Secretary of State/Brief History of Louisiana-Pg.1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda led an expedition along the northern shore of the Gulf of Mexico and discovered the mouth of a great river which may have been the Mississippi.
The Spanish adventurer Hernando de Soto died on the shores of the Mississippi River near present-day Memphis while exploring the southeastern United States.
The French explorer Sieur de La Salle, the first to descend the Mississippi to its mouth, took possession "of the country known as Louisiana," and named it for the reigning monarch of France, Louis XIV.
www.sos.louisiana.gov /around/brief/brief-1.htm   (237 words)

  
 Houston Institute for Culture - Spanish Exploration in Texas
Cabeza de Vaca was one of the first Europeans to extensively explore Texas after an accidental landing at Galveston Island.
Cabeza de Vaca and other survivors were rescued by the Karankawa Indians after being thrown on Texas shore.
Cabeza de Vaca also claimed of the possibility of gold in New Mexico and mentioned Indians who told him of a great city in the north.
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 Slide #332 Monograph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
While it bears neither title nor name of maker, it is presumably the drawing sent to the King of Spain by Garay and constructed by Alonso Pineda and his pilots, who explored the northern coast of the Gulf for Garay.
Pineda's expedition demonstrated that there was no passage to the Pacific from the Gulf of Mexico (although the mysterious Darian Strait appeared on many maps of the period from Waldseemüller's map of 1507 on, Slides# 312,313,319, 326,328,332); from Mexico southward the coast was already known.
Cape de las higueras [of figs], which was discovered by the Pinzons and the priviledge to settle the country was granted to them.
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 Gale - Free Resources - Hispanic Heritage - Timeline - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Ponce de León is granted a patent, empowering him to colonize the island of Bimini and the island of Florida.
Explorer Alvarez de Pineda settles the question of Florida's geography: He proves it is not an island, but part of a vast continent.
In Mexico City rumors were that Cabeza de Vaca and his companions had discovered cities laden with gold and silver in the American Southwest, reviving the legend of the Seven Cities, which dated from the Moorish invasion of the Iberian Peninsula.
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 Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
Anton de Alaminos had travelled to the New World on the second voyage of Christopher Columbus and had acted as pilot on expeditions led by Ponce de Leon, Jean de Grijalba and Francisco Hernando de Cordoba
Francisco de Garay appointed Alonso Alvarez de Pineda to command the fleet
By exploring and mapping the Florida coast to the Mississippi River Alonso Alvarez de Pineda verified Ponce de Leon's claim that Florida was not an island
www.elizabethan-era.org.uk /alonso-alvarez-de-pineda.htm   (628 words)

  
 Louisiana Secretary of State/Brief History of Louisiana-Pg.1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The French explorer Sieur de La Salle, the first to descend the Mississippi to its mouth, took possession "of the country known as Louisiana," and named it for the reigning monarch of France, Louis XIV.
Louisiana experienced a surge of growth and development as a colony of the Company of the West and, after 1719, its successor the Company of the Indies.
The Company of the West was an elaborate colonization scheme of the Scotsman John Law, endorsed by the French government, which wreaked havoc on the entire economy of France.
www.sec.state.la.us /around/brief/brief-1.htm   (237 words)

  
 The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES
Jamaican governor Francisco de Garay was thrilled to receive Álvarez de Pineda’s report when the explorer returned in late 1519.
Unfortunately, the once-friendly Huastecs did not welcome the Spanish upon their return, and killed Álvarez de Pineda, along with most of his men, some time in early 1520.
Although his career as an explorer lasted little more than a year, Alonso Álvarez de Pineda managed to redraw the map of the Gulf of Mexico and provide Spanish mapmakers with a more accurate view of their empire.
www.mariner.org /exploration/index.php?type=explorersection&id=231   (192 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Alvarez de Pineda": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda commanded Garay's 270-man, four- ship expedition when it sailed from Jamaica in March 1519.
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He had come on behalf of Francisco de Garay, the restless Governor of Jamaica, who continued to think that he...
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 The Internet Classroom [Science Proficiency, Biology, French, and Spanish]
Vasco Núñez de Balboa (1475-1519) He was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean from its eastern shore.
Early in 1535, Cabeza de Vaca and the three other survivors of the expeditionDorantes, Castillo, and Esteban the Moorescaped and began a journey across what are now the southwestern United States and northern Mexico.
In 1519, de Pineda lead a Spanish expedition that explored the Gulf of Mexico coast from Florida to Cabo Rojo, Mexico.
www.angelfire.com /zine/excel/spexplorers.html   (2264 words)

  
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IN 1519 THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONED ALONSO ALVAREZ DE PINEDA (1494-1519) TO EXPLORE THE COAST OF THE GULF OF MEXICO IN THE HOPE OF FINDING A WATER PASSAGE FROM THE GULF TO THE ORIENT.
PINEDA'S REPORT AND DETAILED MAP WERE FORWARDED TO GOVERNOR.
ALTHOUGH PINEDA'S EXPEDITION WAS A FAILURE IN THAT HE FOUND NO PASSAGE TO THE ORIENT, IT DID ENCOURAGE FURTHER EXPLORATION ALONG THE GULF COAST THAT LED TO COLONIZATION BY SPANIARDS AND OTHER EUROPEANS.
www.co.nueces.tx.us /histcomm/alonsoalvarezdepineda.asp   (214 words)

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