Narváez Pánfilo de
Related to Narváez Pánfilo de: Pedro de Alvarado
Nar·vá·ez(när-vä′ās′, -ĕth), Pánfilo de 1470?-1528.
Spanish conquistador who was sent to capture and replace the disloyal Hernando Cortés in Mexico but was himself captured and imprisoned by Cortés (1520-1522). He later led an expedition to Florida (1528).
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