The Second Portuguese India Armada was assembled in 1500 on the order of King Manuel I of Portugal and placed under the command of Pedro Álvares Cabral. Cabral's armada famously discovered Brazil for the Portuguese crown along the way. By and large, the 2nd Armada's diplomatic mission to India …
Pedro Alvares Cabral
Pedro Álvares Cabral.
Fleet of the 2nd India Armada (Cabral, 1500), from the Memória das Armadas
Fleet of the 2nd India Armada (Cabral, 1500), from the Livro de Lisuarte de Abreu