Francisco de Chicora

Cover of De Orbe Novo

"The Testimony of Francisco de Chicora" was published in Petyr Martyr's De Orbe Novo in 1530. Wikimedia Commons.

Francisco de Chicora was the baptismal name given to a Native American kidnapped from South Carolina in 1521. Francisco de Chicora was taken to Spain, where he met chronicler Peter Martyr and told him about the Chicora tribe. Martyr combined this information with accounts by explorers and recorded it as the "Testimony of Francisco de Chicora."