The Vikings Explore North America, c. 1010
In that summer, a ship from Norway arrived in Greenland with Thorfinn Karlsefni as the skipper. A discussion concerning a wine land voyage was brought up, and the folk urged Karlsefni to make the venture, Gudrid, his wife joining with the others. Determined to take the voyage, he assembled sixty men and five women and signed an agreement with his shipmates that they would equally share the spoils of the enterprise.
Castilian Law incorporates the slaves and others before 1492
The Castilian law gave liberty to every man to do his will, unless, the law prohibited it. Their master could give Liberty to a slave by will, without a will or on a ...