Bankaw Revolt

The Bankaw Revolt (1621–1622) was a religious uprising against Spanish colonial rule led by Bankaw or Bancao, datu of Limasawa, Carigara, Abuyog, Sogod (now part of southern Leyte). He warmly accepted Miguel Lopez de Legazpi when he arrived in the Philippines in 1565, and was converted as a Christian. Being hospitable toward de Legazpi and his m...
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