Since his family, albeit of good reputation and possibly noble lineage, had only a modest income, Bernal set out to make his own fortune in
Many of the settlers had been sickened or killed by an epidemic, and there was political unrest. The next day, the Spaniards disembarked, invited by the natives who wanted to show them their village.
They were ambushed but managed to retreat, after killing 15 locals and having 15 wounded, 2 of whom later died.
Upon leaving, the Spaniards captured 2 natives who would prove their worth as translators in future expeditions. The Spanish almost died of thirst and sailed to Florida in search of potable drinking water.
As they were digging a well on the beach, the Spaniards were attacked by locals. During this fracas, one Spaniard was captured by the native Floridians while the Spanish managed to kill 22 Indians.
The Spanish managed to make a retreat but were also able to gather some water. They returned to Cuba, all of them severely wounded. This work also describes the diverse native peoples living in the territory renamed New Spain by the Spaniards.
In he settled in Guatemala and, during the course of a trip to Spain, was appointed regidor governor of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemalapresent-day Antigua Guatemala in An expanded and corrected copy of the manuscript kept in Guatemala was sent to Spain and published, with revisions, in Bernal Díaz del Castillo ( – ca.
) was a conquistador, who wrote an eyewitness account of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards under Hernán Co /5(). C.
Tipos de Grados C. Tipos de Contenedores C. Tipos de Fletes C. Tipo de Viaje C. Transportistas ISO Tanques Vacío Exportación Vacío Exportación. Bernal Díaz del Castillo facts: The Spanish soldier Bernal Díaz del Castillo (ca.
ca. ) was a member of the expedition that conquered the Aztec empire. His "A True History of the Conquest of New Spain" is the most complete contemporary chronicle of that. Bernal Díaz Del Castillo (Medina del Campo, Valladolid, h.
- Guatemala, h. ) Conquistador y cronista español. Desde joven se decidió por la carrera de las armas y, debido a su afán de aventuras, hacia se embarcó a América viajando sucesivamente con las expediciones de Pedro Arias de Ávila.
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The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2) Written by Himself Containing a True and Full Account of the Discovery and Conquest of Mexico and New Spain.