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Celebrated Travels and Travellers by Jules Verne

Book Name:
Celebrated Travels and Travellers
Book info:
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part I. The Exploration of the World Jules Verne by Jules Verne
Book Size:
175,409 / 517 pg
Mnybks.net:
20251
Publisher:
gutenberg.org
Date of Addition:
1882
Copyright Date:
1882
Copyrighted By:
Jules Verne from gutenberg.org
Adult content:
No
Language:
English
Categories:
Travel, Adventure, History
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Celebrated Travels and Travellers by Jules Verne description:

This narrative will comprehend not only all the explorations made in past ages, but also all the new discoveries which have of late years so greatly interested the scientific world. (Translated by Dora Leigh.)

anchored successively at Payta, Saugarata, and in the Bay of Santa-Cruz, of which the sovereign, Capillana, received the strangers with such friendly demonstrations, that several of them were unwilling to re-embark. After having sailed down the coast as far as Porto Santo, Pizarro set out on his return to Panama, where he arrived after three whole years spent in dangerous explorations, which had completely ruined De Luque and Almagro.

[Illustration: Pizarro received by Charles V.]

Pizarro resolved to apply to Charles V. before undertaking the conquest of the country which he had discovered, for he could not obtain leave from Los Rios to engage fresh adventurers; so he borrowed the sum required for the voyage, and in 1528 he went to Spain to inform the emperor of the work which he had undertaken. He painted the picture of the countries that were to be conquered in the most pleasing light, and as a reward for his labours the titles of governor, captain-general, and alguazil-major of Peru were bestowed upon him and his heirs in perpetuity. At the same time he was ennobled, and a pension of 1000 crowns was bestowed upon him. His jurisdiction, independent of the governor of Panama, was to extend over a tract of 600



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