Ferdinand Magellan was born in Portugal in the 1480's. His family was quite wealthy and when he was young he studied map making and navigation.
Yeah dude, Christianity, is like, all the rage right now!
Just nod in agreement, maybe he'll go away...
At age ten, Magellan became a page for the queen. He studied at Queen Lenora's School of Pages in Lisbon. He spent his days their reading all about cartography, astronomy, and celestial navigation.
Of course I'll help you fight! This will be easy!
At age 25 Magellan set out at sea on his first voyage, an since then he has traveled widely. Once he was finally able to convince King Charles to let him find the spice route that Columbus had searched for, he put together his crew.
When Magellan reached the island of Cebu, he met with the locals and ended up befriending them. He then did what he could to convert them to Christianity.
The locals had asked Magellan to help them fight. He agreed to help them, assuming that the fight would be easy. He prepared to
Unfortunately, it wasn't easy. In fact, Magellan was killed along with a large number of his crew. His remaining men ran back to their ship and returned to Spain.