Matanzas earns its name

0
538

By SOURCE: ST. AUGUSTINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY Sept. 29, 1565  Pedro Menendez and soldiers find French castaways at an inlet south of St. Augustine. The French surrender and the Spanish kill them in small groups. A French pilot, four carpenters and caulkers and 12 Breton sailors are spared.By SOURCE: ST. AUGUSTINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Sept. 29, 1565

Pedro Menendez and soldiers find French castaways at an inlet south of St. Augustine. The French surrender and the Spanish kill them in small groups. A French pilot, four carpenters and caulkers and 12 Breton sailors are spared.