Diego de Candía

Brief Biography

The surname of Diego de Candía might indicate that he was from Crete. The fact that the only information available to date is Diego's appearance on the Expedition's muster roll as a footman may suggest that he died on the Expedition.

Gender
Male
Birthplace
Country of Origin
Greece
Place of Birth (City/Town)
?Candía
Place of Birth (modern province/state/region)
Crete
Last Known Location
Tepic, Mexico (Muster)
Position on Expedition
Footman
References-Documentary

1540-1550:

1540, Feb: Muster in Flint & Flint, Documents, Document 12 [footman, arquebus, sword, round shield

Other Info:

Pérez-Mallaína, Spain's Men of the Sea [p.29:Candía was the old name for the capitol of Crete];

?AGI, Contratación, 576, L.5 [listed was a Manuel de Candía, native of Candia]