The fleet stopped at Port San Julian where the crew mutinied on Easter Day in 1520. Magellan shortly quelled the uprising, executing one of many captains and leaving another mutinous captain behind. Meanwhile Magellan had despatched the Santiago to discover the route ahead, where it was shipwrecked throughout a terrible storm. The ship’s crew members have been rescued and assigned out among the remaining ships. With those disastrous events behind them, the fleet left Port San Julian five months later when fierce seasonal storms abated.
A New World: Americas
He discovered not solely an enormous ocean, hitherto unknown to Europeans, but he also found that the earth was a lot larger than previously thought. Finally, although it was now not believed that the earth was flat at this stage in historical past, Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe empirically discredited the medieval principle conclusively.
Long after the golden age of discovery, … Read More