"Three months and twenty days without taking in provisions.. we only ate old biscuits... gums swelled so much that they could not eat.. The officers had quince jelly, which contained enough vitamin C to prevent scurvy"
"Three ships rose up against the Captain- Major...five days later Magellan ordered Gaspar de Quesada to be decapitated and quartered"
"Magellan even relied on the taste of seawater to guide the fleet. As the water became fresher, he was traveling inland, and once it turned salty, he realized he was approaching the Pacific "