Pedro Menéndez de Avilés proposes to King Philip II that Don Luís/Paquiquineo lead a mission to Virginia.

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, governor of the Spanish province of La Florida (present-day Florida), writes to King Philip II proposing that the Spanish take the Virginia Indian Don Luís/Paquiquineo on a mission to the Chesapeake Bay, where the Spanish should build a fort.