Biography of Francisco Alcaforado (s. XIV-XV)

Traveller of Portuguese origin, end of 14th century and early 15th; He/She was master of the horse of the infante don Enrique, and formed part of the naval expedition of Juan González Zarco , who discovered the island of Madeira in 1420. Later, he/she wrote a detailed account of this expedition and the discovery that it was made.