Dream of Date Masamune. Galleon San Juan Bautista to the Sea of Tanabata


In Celebration of :
-60th Years of Philippines-Japan Friendship
-400 Years since Date Masamune’s Envoy Mission by Galleon
San Juan Bautista
-Cosplay Tanabata Festival 5 and Baguio Tanabata Festival 7

Theme for 2016 Tanabata Festival in Baguio City:

"Dream of Date Masamune. Galleon San Juan Bautista
to the Sea of Tanabata

伊達政宗の夢。 サンファン・バウティスタ号は七夕の海へ。」


2016年 バギオ市 日比友好月間 「七夕祭7」 展示資料
(下記は、今年のテーマ に関連する、フィリピン、日本、そして慶長遣欧使節団

1. フィリピンの歴史年表

Chronology of The Philippines & Japan History
(from The History of the Philippines by Zaide)

1570 – Marshal Goiti found twenty Japanese residents in Raha
Sulayman’s Islamic kingdom of Maynilad. Those Japanese
were Christians converted by Jesuit missionaries in Japan.

1582 – Spanish expedition attacked a Japanese pirate kingdom at the
mouth of the Cagayan River.

1584 – The first Spanish vessel from Manila reached the port of
Hirado (in Nagasaki Prefecture now) in Kyushu.

1592 – Toyotomi Hideyoshi sent an envoy to Manila with a letter
demanding tribute and homage from the Spanish authorities.
The first Japanese town was founded, and it was called Dilao.

1596 – The garrulous pilot of the Spanish galleon San Felipe
boasted of the Far-flung conquests made by Spain with the
aid of Christian missionaries.
This aroused Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s fear of the Spanish
missionaries in Japan.

1606 – First Japanese Revold occurred.
The Japanese residents were enraged by an order of the Royal
Audiencia to deport them from the country.
Franciscan friars were able to pacify the 1,500 armed Japanese.

1607 – Second Japanese Revolt.
An arbitrary order of the Spanish authorities forcing all the Japanese
to work in the suburbs of Manila caused the Japanese to rise in revolt.

1615 – The second Japanese town, called San Miguel, was founded
to accommodate more than 300 Christian Japanese exiles,
including the famous Takayama Ukon and his family and other
members of the Japanese nobility.

1618 – Date Masamune conceived of the venture of Toyotomi Hideyoshi,
but nothing came out of it.
(Galleon Sant Juan Bautista arrive in the Philippines in August 1618.)

1632 – Japanese authorities sent a shipload of Japanese lepers to Manila.
These lepers were placed under the Franciscan friars who took good care
of them at the Hospital of San Lazaro.

1639 – Shogun Tokugawa Iyemitsu stopped Japanese immigration to the


2. 日本の歴史年表

Chronology of Japanese History – Main stream

1563 – Kyushu baron Omura Sumitada accepted Baptism from Jesuit

1597 – Twenty-Six Martyrs of Japan were crucified on Toyotomi
Hideyoshi’s orders in the first bloody persecution of Christianity.

1600 - Tokugawa Period started.

1610 – Spain was allowed to trade.

1614 – Christian Daimyo Takayama Ukon(Dom Justo Takayama) was
expelled from Japan to Philippines together with 300 Japanese Christians.
During that time, more than 3,000 Japanese resided in Paco area, Manila.

1615 – Toyotomi family was terminated by Osaka Natsu-no-Jin battle.

1618 – Hasekura Tsunenaga arrived Manila, and stayed there for 2 years.

1622 – Fifty-Five martyrs of Japan were crucified in Nagasaki by

1624 – Spain was banned to visit and trade in Japan.

1635 – Japanese nationals were forbidden to travel abroad.

1639– Only the Dutch and Chinese were allowed to trade at Nagasaki.


3. 伊達政宗の歴史年表

Chronology of Keicho Envoy Mission & Date Masamune /Hasekura
Tsunenaga(from “The Wonders Behind the Keicho Envoy Mission”, etc.)

Nov. 1611 – Sebastian Vizcaino is granted on audience with Date
Masamune in Sendai.
Vizcaino begins surveying the coast of the Ohshu area(now the
Tohoku region).

Dec. 1611 – Earthquake and huge Tsunami(Keicho Sanriku Earthquake)
happened in the area of Sendai feudal domain and Tohoku region.

Oct. 1613 – The Saint Juan Bautista(Black ship of Date) sets sail from
Tsukinoura in the Sendai feudal domain (for its first voyage).

Jan. 1614 – The mission arrives in Acapulco, Mexico.

Nov. 1614 – The Tokugawa shogunate bands Christianity across Japan.

Jan. 1615 – Hasekura Tsunenaga and other mission members are
granted on audience with King Felipe III of Spain.

Nov. 1615 – Tsunenaga and other mission members are granted on
audience with Pope Paulus V in Rome.

Apr. 1618 - Tsunenaga and other mission members leave Acapulco
on board the Sant Juan Bautista to return to Japan.
They arrive in the Philippines in August 1618.

Jul. 1619 - The Galleon Sant Juan Bautista (Black Ship of Date) was
sold to Spain.

Aug. 1620 – Tsunenaga reaches Nagasaki, Japan from the Philippines.
Sep. 1620 – Tsunenaga returns to Sendai from Nagasaki.

Aug. 1621 – Tsunenaga dies.

1621-1622 – Dutch and British ships blockaded Manila bay.



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