Name: Serta Kenneth Abellar
The Fight of Mactan
A pleasant morning to all of you visitors! I was Dan Kenneth Abellar, you are able to call me 'Ken' intended for short. I am their studies at Colegio para San Antonio de Padua taking up Bachelor of Research in Travel and leisure Management. I am the tourguide pertaining to today and I'll be trying to explain to all of you the about how the Battle of Mactan started out. HISTORY:
It was about April 7, 1521 when the three staying galleons beneath the command of Fernando para Magallanes lowered anchor in Sawang (now Suburban San Nicolas, Cebu) to stay in the port intended for 20 historic days, the longest prevent over in the navigator's epic voyage that started in Spain on 1519. With a attribute display of supremacy, Magellan did not just subjugate the native chieftain of Sugbu, Rajah Humabon, but befriended the entire community leading to their conversion to Christianity by having the hoheitsvoll couple baptized and skilled with a little icon of the Holy Kid or Sto. Niño. During those times, there was a negative blood among Humabon and Lapu-Lapu hence, the former noticed an opportunity to beat his hated rival using superior biceps and triceps. Hearing about the stubbornness of Lapu-Lapu, Magellan lost almost no time to send a messenger bearing threats and boastful taunts, declaring that defiance would mean death. The conditions imposed among others were to vow allegiance to Spain, repayment of tribute to the California king, abandonment of pagan philosophy and acknowledgement of a new faith. Failing to comply will be responded by sword and open fire. It was declared in defying the snacks of Magellan and in being made to choose between servitude and annihilation, Lapu-Lapu returning the communication with serious pride stating: " I bow to no California king, I just owe devotion to my own people”. Thus was triggered the Struggle of Mactan on Apr 27, 1521. Magellan was vanquished however the faith of Lapu-Lapu after was not exactly known as the remaining crew of the journey returned to Spain with Juan...