Document showing the agreements between the Crown and Christopher Columbus for his planned voyage to the Indies. It contains the capitulations that Christopher Columbus signed with the monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile in Santa Fe on 17 April 1492, a few months after the capture of Granada. Its chapters stipulate the conditions under which Columbus would set sail on his first voyage, which led to the discovery of America that same year.
Project: 9. Travels and travelers: economic, social and cultural connections.
Scope: Secondary Education, Baccalaureate, University
Resource type: Historical source
Source: Archivo de la Corona de Aragón, CANCILLERÍA,Registros,NÚM.3569,folios 135v-136v
Owner: Álvaro Chaparro Sainz (Modernalia)
Identifier: ES.08019.ACA//ACA,CANCILLERÍA,Registros,NÚM.3569,folios 135v-136v
Copyright: © Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte - Gobierno de España
Abstract: Capitulations of Admiral Christopher Columbus, or Capitulations of Santa Fe, signed with the Spanish Crown