Diogo de Azevedo Rodrigues (Diogo Roiz), (Dom.)

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Diogo de Azevedo Rodrigues (Diogo Roiz), (Dom.)

Also Known As: "Diogo Roiz", "Mestre Diogo", "O do Forte", "Capitão desta Fortaleza", "Diego", "Feitor de Cannor"
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Birthplace: Lagos, Faro, Portuguese Empire - Algarve, Kingdom of Portugal
Death: Died in ilha de Salcete do Sul, Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
Place of Burial: ilha de Salcete do Sul, Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
Immediate Family:

Son of Rodrigues
Husband of Maria dos Anjos Fernandes e Rodrigues (Baptized to Roman Catholic), (Sra.)
Father of Nicolau Gonçalo de Azavedo Roiz, (Dom.) and Inácio de Azavedo Salvador Roiz, Dom
Brother of João Roiz, (Sr.) and André Roiz, (Sr.)

Occupation: Helmsman, Explorer, Governor of Salsette, Captain of Rachol Fort
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About Diogo de Azevedo Rodrigues (Diogo Roiz), (Dom.)

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D. Diogo Rodrigues, D. Diogo Roiz (c.1490-1496; Lagos, Portugal - †21 April 1577; Colvá, Goa) was a Portuguese (born in Lagos - Algarve) explorer of the Indian Ocean who sailed as an ordinary helmsman too under the command of Dom Pedro Mascarenhas. He was honored as a (Cavaleiro da Ordem de Cristo) cavaleiro, the order of Christ by King Joao III.

  • Married in Goa on 29th November 1512 (Record: ANTT: CC II 35-162)
  • Feitor (Overseer) of the Cannor Fortress: 1515
  • Discovered Rodrigues Island :1528
  • Made a Fidalgo of the King of Portugal :1529
  • Governor of Salsette on lease :1535-48
  • Captain of Rachol Fortress :1554-77
  • Lord of Colvá :1550-77
  • Buried at the Matriz Church of Salcete in Rachol.
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Diogo de Azevedo Rodrigues (Diogo Roiz), (Dom.)'s Timeline

1490
1490
Lagos, Faro, Portuguese Empire - Algarve, Kingdom of Portugal
1512
November 29, 1512
Age 22
Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
1577
April 21, 1577
Age 87
ilha de Salcete do Sul, Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
April 21, 1577
Age 87
ilha de Salcete do Sul, Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
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