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Ruy Lopez de Villalobos—a 16th century Spanish navigator and explorer—was given command of a force sent out by the Viceroy of Mexico to explore unknown islands in the southern seas of the Pacific.
Captured by the United States Army along with near-sisters General Alava and Quiros, Villalobos was acquired by the Navy on 21 February 1900 and commissioned at Cavite on 5 March 1900, Lt. Edward Simpson in command.
Villalobo remained deployed on the Yangtze for the next 23 years, through various reorganizations and designations of what eventually became known as the Yangtze Patrol of the United States Asiatic Fleet.
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Doctor Don Albaro de Mesa y Lugo, neutral or indecisive as he is on all questions of any importance or difficulty, and especially on those regarding revenue, for fear lest the auditors be obliged to pay.
Licentiate Geronimo de Legaspi, senior auditor at the time of the council, not satisfied because I have employed his elder son in a company, tried to have a place given to the second son also, in another one.
The accountant, Marten Ruiz de Salazar, has for a long time been offended, because he was not allowed to take fees from the clerks of the accountancy, and to exercise absolute authority over accepting and dismissing them, as in the present case.
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Ruy López de Segura, 16th century Spanish priest and early chess master
Ruy López de Villalobos, 16th century Spanish navigator
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 The Provincial Profile of Leyte
Lopez de Villalobos in 1543, a name that later extended to an entire archipelago.
The island of Leyte lies south of the island of Samar, separated by the narrow San Juanico Strait, and east of the islands of Cebu and Bohol.
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi passed by the island of Leyte in 1565 and Jesuit missionaries established Catholic missions in the northern part of the province towards the close of the 16
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 Los Indios Bravos | The Filipino Solidarity Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The fact that Ferdinand Magellan and Miguel López de Legázpi took possession of the islands in the name of the King of Spain cannot be contested.
But starting with Alvaro de Saávedra in 1527, the ships that sailed for the archipelago were constructed on the western coast of Mexico.
When the archbishop and Governor General Sebastian Hurtado de Corcuera had a bitter altercation over jurisdiction, Zamudio sided with the latter, with the subsequent result that Guerrero was exiled to the village of Mariveles at the entrance to Manila Bay.
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The second Villalobos (IX-145)—a tanker built as William F. Herrin at Newport News, Va., by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.—was launched on 4 February 1911.
Although the Navy approved the name Villalobos for this venerable acquisition on 3 November 1943, subsequent records continued to refer to her as Typhoon.
Villalobos remained at Mios Woendi through the late spring and into the early summer, providing lubricants and other petroleum products for merchantmen, cargo vessels, and Australian corvettes—ships whose fuel requirements were light.
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 Spanish Colony 1565 - 1898
The commander of the fourth expedition, Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, named the islands after Philip, heir to the Spanish throne (r.
De la Torre was replaced in 1871 by Rafael de Izquierdo who promptly rescinded the liberal measures.
A prominent Propagandist was Graciano Lopez Jaena who left the Philippines for Spain in 1880 after publishing a satirical novel, Fray Botod (Brother Fatso), describing the life of a rural friar.
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 Houston Institute for Culture - Spanish Missions in Texas
Ruy López de Villalobos led another expedition, formally claimed Alta California for the king before journeying up the coast to Oregon's border.
Juan María de Salvatierra and Francisco María Piccolo established a fort and church, known as Loreto, in 1697.
In 1768, José de Gálvez, the viceroy of New Spain's aide, chose Junipero Serra to lead an expedition to establish the first missions in Alta California and staff the former Jesuit missions.
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 Handbook of Texas Online: ESCALANTE ALVARADO, GARCIA DE
García de Escalante Alvarado was born in 1516 in Laredo, on the Bay of Biscay, to the licentiate Escalante (Christian name unknown) and Doña Beatriz Osorio.
was a nephew of the renowned Pedro de Alvarado of the Mexican Conquest.
In 1542 he embarked as a captain and royal factor in the voyage of Ruy López de Villalobos, nephew of Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza, to the Philippines and Moluccas.
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 Wikipedia: Palau
The first inhabitants of Palau, probably from Indonesia, settled on the islands as early as 1000 BC.
Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos first sighted the islands in 1543, but attempts to settle on or trade with the islands weren't started until the 18th century, by the British.
Spain colonized the islands in the late 19th century, but sold it to Germany in 1899.
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 History of the Philippines - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Philippines first came to the attention of Europeans when Ferdinand Magellan landed there in 1521, claiming the lands for Spain, he was defeated at the Battle of Mactan.
In 1543 Ruy Lopez de Villalobos named the territory Filipinas after King Philip II of Spain.
On April 27, 1565 the first permanent Spanish settlement was founded by Miguel López de Legaspi on Cebu, which became the town of San Miguel.
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 The CEBU WEBSITE by Oliver Nuñez Jr. : Santo Niño
In 1543 an expedition led by Ruy Lopez de Villalobos reached the Philippines.
Villalobos gave the Philippines its present name in honor of the the Spanish prince of Asturias, Spain who later became King Philip II of Spain.
King Philip II authorized another expedition in 1559, this time led by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi.
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 Handbook of Texas Online: LAVAZARES, GUIDO DE
Guido de Lavazares, the first European known to have made formal claim to Texas soil, was a native of Seville who came to New Spain in the 1530s.
On September 3, 1558, Lavazares sailed from the port of San Juan de Ulúa at Veracruz with three small ships "to explore the ports and bays on the coast of Florida." His pilot was Bernaldo Peloso, late of the expedition of Hernando de Soto.
He was treasurer on the voyage of Miguel López de Legazpi, which proceeded from Puerto de la Navidad, on the west coast of Mexico, to conquer the Philippines and discover the eastward course across the Pacific.
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 FilipinoPeople.com - Philippines History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Magellan was killed by local chiefs who quite naturally disapproved of this notion.
Ruy Lopez de Villalobos followed in 1543 and named the territory Filipinas after King Philip II of Spain.
Permanent Spanish occupation began in 1565, and by 1571 the entire country, except for the strictly Islamic Sulu archipelago, was under Spanish control.
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 Katipunan: The Cry for Freedom, a play directed by Boots Pascual
Ruy Lopez de Villalobos reached Mindanao, and later, he named Samar and Leyte “Islas Filipinas” in honor of Prince Philip of Asturias (lager Philip II of Spain).
Among the earliest was on Cebu, settled by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi.
In 1570, after defeating the forces of Muslim ruler Rajah Soliman, Manila was settled by the Spanish and proclaimed the capital of the colony.
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 The Philippines
Ruy Lopez de Villalobos named the islands Filipinas in 1542 after the infant who later became King Philip II of Spain.
But it was the Vatican, in 1494, that began the country's recorded history.
Sailing from Mexico, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi landed in Cebu and pushed northward, finally defeating the Muslim chieftain Sulayman and taking over his palisaded fortress of Maynilad at the mouth of the Pasig River and on what is now Manila Bay.
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Portrait of Fray Andrés de Urdaneta; photographic reproduction from painting by Madrazo, in possession of the Colegio de Filipinas (Augustinian), Valladolid.
Undaunted by these failures, another expedition sets forth (1542) to gain a footing for Spanish power on the Western Islands--that commanded by Ruy Lopez de Villalobos; it is under the auspices of the two most powerful officials in New Spain, and is abundantly supplied with men and provisions.
At Navidad Villalobos and all his officers and men take solemn oaths (October 22, 1542) to carry out the pledges that they have made, and to fulfil their respective duties.
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 LOPEZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Search the LOPEZ Family Message Boards at Ancestry.com (if available).
Search the LOPEZ Family Resource Center at RootsWeb.com (if available).
Find graves of people named LOPEZ at Find-a-Grave.com (or add one that you know).
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 Center for Renaissance Studies: 2002 Summer Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Supported by generous grants from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation; the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference; the Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and U.S. Universities; and Marquette University.
ARELA, Senior Researcher, Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos de Sevilla, is the editor of the complete works of Christopher Columbus.
Among her numerous publications are El viaje de Ruy López de Villalobos a las islas del Poniente: 1542 - 1546 (1983); Documentos colombinos en la Casa de Alba (1987); Cristóbal Colón: Textos y documentos completos.
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 SPANISH RULE, Philippines Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com
Days later he waded ashore on nearby Mactan Island with 48 men in full armour and was promptly killed in a skirmish with warriors led by chief Lapu-Lapu.
Spanish conquistador Ruy Lopez de Villalobos tried once again to claim the islands for Spain in 1543, but was driven out by natives a year later after naming the Philippines in honour of King Philip II.
Miguel Lopez de Legaspi left Spain with orders from King Philip to conquer the islands.
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 The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, Volume II, 1521-1569, by Emma Helen Blair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Letter from the royal officials of the Filipinas to the royal Audiencia at Mexico, accompanied by a memorandum of the necessary things to be sent to the colony.  Guido de Labecares and others; Cubu, May 28, 1565
de viages, tomo v, being part of the appendix of that volume (pp.
v-225, 244-370, 427-463.  Of the illustrative documents, the first is translated by Reverend Thomas Cooke Middleton; the second and eighth by Arthur B. Myrick; the third and fourth by James A. Robertson; the fifth, sixth, and seventh by Alfonso de Salvio.
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 PHILIPPINES FACTS, INFORMATIONS AND TRADES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The country's name originated with Ruy_López_de_Villalobos naming both the islands of Samar and Leyte, ''Las Islas Felipinas'' after King Philip II of Spain during his failed expedition in 1543.
Having been somewhat isolated from mainstream society, their cultures differ greatly than that of the majority of Filipinos.
Filipinos honor national heroes whose works and deeds contributed to the shaping of Filipino nationalism.
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 VILLALOBOS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Search the VILLALOBOS Family Message Boards at Ancestry.com (if available).
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 Asian Journal Online
THE EXTREMELY rare Ramusio-Gastaldi map, where the name "Filipina" appears for the very first time on a European map, is currently on display at an exhibit of antique maps titled "Putting the Philippines on the Map" at the Ateneo de Manila University's Rizal Library (Pardo de Tavera Room) in Quezon City, until Dec. 11.
As a matter of fact, the Spanish expedition leader Ruy Lopez de Villalobos bestowed the name "Felipina" on Leyte in honor of the young Crown Prince Philip (later Philip II) in 1543.
The map on display is the copperplate version in the third edition of Volume I of Ramusio's collection of voyages in 1563.
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 Sun.Star General Santos - Villalobos reached Sarangani Bay in 1543
GLAN, Sarangani -- A religious historian recalled the famous Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, commander of a Spanish expedition, and wrote that Villalobos had actually sailed along Sarangani Bay in search of provisions in 1543.
The book A History of the Philippines: A Focus on the Christianization of Bohol, which was published in 1991, was found by Dr. Tranquilino Ruiz III while having a research in Bohol.
Josemaria Luengo, a Catholic priest, he said that while in Sarangani Bay, "Villalobos fortuitously baptized the whole archipelago Islas Filipinas (Philippine Islands) in honor of Prince Philip of Asturias who became King Philip II," eventually reached the island of Mindanao on February 2, 1543 and named it Caesarea Coroli in honor of King Charles.
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 Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines
The winds of change that swept the province from the four corners of the world has witnessed the meeting of diverse local and foreign influences which nurtured the emergence of a unique and distinct Surigaonon culture.
In 1538, the eastern coast of Mindanao which included the present province of Surigao del Norte was visited by a Portuguese explorer, Francisco de Castro, who found the place inhabited by the Caraga tribe who were believed to be of Visayan origin.
Five years later, a Spaniard Ruy Lopez de Villalobos landed in the same region.
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 Today, November 1, 1524
Today, November 1, 1524, Ruy Lopez de Villalobos starts his expedition to the Philippines from Navidad, Mexico, later giving the name “Filipinos” to the archipelago, in honor of the crown prince, Don Felipe of Spain, afterward known as Felipe II.
On February 2, 1543, Villalobos reached Mindanao which he named Cesarea Caroli in honor of Charles I. In dire need of provisions, he sailed to Sarangani; but its inhabitants resisted his landing.
He was comforted in his dying moment by the renowned Jesuit missionary, St. Francis Xavier, who happened to be in the island at that moment.
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The country's name originated with Ruy López de Villalobos naming both the islands of Samar and Leyte, Las Islas Felipinas after King Philip II of Spain during his failed expedition in 1543.
On April 27, 1565, the Spanish conquistador, Miguel López de Legazpi and 500 armed soldiers came to Cebu and established the first Spanish settlement on the islands.
José Rizal is the most celebrated ilustrado, a visionary whose writings created a national identity and awareness.
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 Chronology of Philippine History in the Western World Context
1543 Spanish conquistador Ruy Lopez de Villalobos is driven out of the Philippine Islands by the natives a year after discovering the islands and giving them their name.
1565 A colony at Cebu in the Philippines is established by Miguel Lopez de Legazpe, who has been sent out from New Spain by the viceroy Luis de Velasco on orders from Philip II, has conquered the islands for Philip and heads for home with a cargo of cinnamon.
1571 Manila is founded May 19 by Miguel Lopez de Legazpe.
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