battle of mactan

  1. WI: Magellan and co. win the Battle of Mactan

    In 1521, Ferdinand Magellan and his surviving men arrived in what would later be called the Philippines. There, he befriended a local ruler named Humabon, who was the Raja of Cebu. Humabon, his primary wife, and many of his subjects agreed to convert to Christianity. When Humabon ordered the...