A Portuguese navigator, born in Terceira, in the Azores, who worked for Spain, before switching allegiance and working for England.
Editors. "Simon Ferdinando lands in Maine". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
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