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ITINERARY OF THE EXPEDITIONS
The Mixton pefiol is surrendered by the
revolted Indians during holiday week.
Coronado and his soldiers determine to
return to New Spain. They start in
the spring, and reach Mexico probably
late in the autumn. The general
makes his report to the viceroy, who
receives him coldly. Coronado not
long after resigns his position as gov-
ernor of New Galicia and retires to his
APRrL 17 De Soto reaches the mouth of Red river,
where he dies, May 21.
JUNE 27 Cabrillo starts on his voyage up the
California coast. He dies in January,
1543, and the vessels return to New
Spain by April, 1544.
Nov. 1 Villalobos starts across the Pacific. His
fleet meets with many misfortunes
and losses. The survivors, five years
or more later, return to Spain.
Nov. 25 Friar Juan de la Cruz is killed at Ti-
guex, where he remained when the
army departed for New Spain. Friar
Luis also remained in the new coun-
try, at Cicuye, and Friar Juan de
Padilla, at Quivira, where he is killed.
The companions of Friar Juan de Pa-
dilla make their way back to Mexico,
arriving before 1552.
Nov. 30 Promulgation of the New Laws for
Sebastian Cabot publishes his map of
the New World.
Mendoza, before he leaves New Spain
to become viceroy of Peru, answers
the charges preferred against him by
the officials appointed to investigate
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Winship, George Parker. The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers, book, 1922; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3161/m1/26/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .