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Of the wreck of a ship that embarked from this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola on which was traveling a gentleman resident of the island of Cuba named Juan de Rojas with his wife, doña María de Lobera, whom he had married here a few days earlier and was taking to his home in the town of La Havana, On the island which is also known as Fernandina.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548)

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780813035406
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038377 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0018
Of the wreck of a ship that embarked from this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola on which was traveling a gentleman resident of the island of Cuba named Juan de Rojas with his wife, doña María de Lobera, whom he had married here a few days earlier and was taking to his home in the town of La Havana, On the island which is also known as Fernandina.

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This chapter describes the wreck of a ship that embarked from Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola on which was traveling a gentleman resident of the island of Cuba named Juan de Rojas with his wife, doña María de Lobera, whom he had married in Santo Domingo a few days earlier. He was taking her to his home in the town of La Havana, on the island which is also known as Fernandina.

Keywords: shipwreck; ship; Santo Domingo; Hispaniola; gentleman; Cuba; Juan de Rojas; María de Lobera; Fernandina

Chapter.  169 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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