Ponce Leon and Menedez de aviles
You call a person who is at the top of the social class and was sent by Spain to rule the Spainsh colonies a peninsulares.
The criollos, or people of Spanish origin born in the Americas.
The Age of Discovery.
Overseas north -septentrion- territory of Crown of Castile (New Spain and Spanish possession and rule of its remaining colonies in the Americas.
They were looking for a northwest passage and found North America instead. Colonies meant power, products, and gold.
The settlers of Georgia came from Spanish colonies near Florida. And the settlers of the Spanish colonies came from Spain... obiviously! :)
Spanish Morocco and Spanish Sahara were Spanish colonies in Africa.
The most notable Spanish religious scene painter before 1650
Netherlands (1650's-1806) and the UK (1803-1910).