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The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 - explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the Catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous (14780888784)

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The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 - explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the Catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous (14780888784)

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Title: The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 : explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the Catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous books and manuscripts, showing the political, economic, commercial and religious conditions of those islands from their earliest relations with European nations to the beginning of the nineteenth century;
Year: 1903 (1900s)
Authors: Blair, Emma Helen, d. 1911 Bourne, Edward Gaylord, 1860-1908 Robertson, James Alexander, 1873-1939
Subjects: Demarcation line of Alexander VI Missions
Publisher: Cleveland, O. : The A.H. Clark Company
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
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father Fray Inigo de Santa Maria as vicar,and, as associates and apostolic preachers, fatherFray Geronimo de Belen 38 and father Fray AlonsoCollar, or de Santa Cathalina-whom the governordespatched with six Spaniards, letters, and a present,in a good frigate. They had bad weather, and wereobliged to touch at Cochinchina and to coast alongthe kingdom of Champan, where they were attackedby Indians when they went on shore to get freshwater. They reached the port of Camboja calledChordemuco, in April. The king received themwith great marks of honor, showing particular favorto the religious. The kingdom was in constant dis-turbance, but the king was greatly encouraged evenby the presence of these Spaniards. He was greatly 38 Jeronimo de Belen, a Portuguese by birth, came in the mis-sion of 1595, from Puebla de los Angeles, Mexico. He ministeredat Bataan, Manila, and Cavite respectively; in 1603 went on theCamboja mission, and on its failure returned to Manila. He diedin 1642, in Pampanga.
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Map showing portions of Cochinchina and the Philippine Islands; from Dutch parchment MS. map, undated but of seventeenth century (From original in Bibliotheqne Rationale, Paris\ 1640) ADUARTES HIST0R1A I 79 desirous of receiving further assistance from thePhilippinas; but the fathers were doubtful whetherany ought to come, for fear that things would turnout as they had before. Some vessels came fromCochinchina, the captain of one of them being oneof those Sangleys who had killed the governor ofthe Philippinas (Dasmarinas) ; he took possessionof the Spanish galley, and became a pirate. He hadat this time the title of ambassador from the king ofCochinchina. Some of the Japanese knew him, sincehe had stolen a ship from them; and they wished tokill him, but were restrained by the religious. Soonafter, when some more Japanese vessels came intoport, they plotted against the man, and took his life,before the fathers could hinder them. At this timethe fathers and the Spaniards suffered great

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