Diogo de Ribeiro creates a padrón general, or a master map, for the House of Trade in Seville.

The Portuguese cartographer Diogo de Ribeiro creates a padrón general, or master map, for the House of Trade in Seville. It describes the area of Lucas Vásquez de Ayllón’s 1526 settlement as “well suited to yield breadstuff, wine and all things of Spain.”