We Were Indios: A Short History on Becoming Filipinos

When the Spanish explorer and priest Ruy López de Villalobos reached the archipelago in 1544 he named it Las Islas Filipinas (The Philippine Islands) in honour of Prince Philip of Spain who will later become King Philip II (Rey Felipe II de España). He was the same king who sent the mighty Spanish Armada to conquer England …

The British Invasion of Manila: The Complete List of Articles

Articles in the Series This page provides the list of article titles featured in the series on the British Invasion of Manila. When Britain Sailed to Manila When Britain Conquered Manila When Britain Ruled Manila When Britain Left Manila Header Image: NOTE: Original image has no foreground title. References: The Attack of Manilla, October 1762, …