Question: Japanese/Portuguese event
I'm proposing to my canton a Japanese/Portuguese themed event.
Can anyone provide more information on the following:
"In 1582 the three leading Christian daimyo of Kyushu sent several patrician
youths on a mission to Europe which they reached via Acapulco, Mexico. After
visits to Portugal and Spain, they kissed the foot of Pope Gregory XIII and
eventually returned home via the Cape of Good Hopeafter an absrnce of eight
According to "The Horizon Concise History of Japan" by Noel F. Busch, 1972,
ISBN:07-009299-0, page 73.
Any information will be welcomed.
Most especially the names of the youths sent on this journey.
Thank you in advanced for your assistence, as always I remain.....
In Serrvice to the Dream,
St. Georges Canton,
Barony of Nottinghill Coill,
Kingdom of Atlantia