Diego de Candía

Brief Biography: 
The surname of Diego de Candía might indicate that he was from Crete. The fact that the only information available to date is Diego's appearance on the Expedition's muster roll as a footman may suggest that he died on the Expedition.
Gender: 
Male
Birthplace
Country of Origin: 
Greece
Place of Birth (modern province/state/region): 
Crete
Place of Birth (City/Town): 
?Candía
Last Known Location: 
Tepic, Mexico (Muster)
Position on Expedition: 
Footman
References-Documentary: 

1540-1550:

1540, Feb: Muster in Flint & Flint, Documents, Document 12 [footman, arquebus, sword, round shield

Other Info:

Pérez-Mallaína, Spain's Men of the Sea [p.29:Candía was the old name for the capitol of Crete];

?AGI, Contratación, 576, L.5 [listed was a Manuel de Candía, native of Candia]