He was the son of Juan Martinez Sandoval and Agueda Gonzalez of Alcala. She contracted Gregoria de Escobar with nuptials, widow of Marcos de Cortabarria, a native of Cartagena, and daughter of Cristobal de Escobar and Dona Isabel Sanchez de los Reyes, residents of Madrid.
Serving in the army for many years, especially in Flanders and Italy. On November 29 of 1634, Philip IV of Spain appointed him governor of Costa Rica to replace Juan de Villalta, who had recently died. Took office in late October 1636.
Opened the port of Matina because the traditional Suerre remained unutilized due to flooding and changing course of the river Suerre. He did fix the roads leading from Carthage to the Caribbean coast, opened by Alonso Anguciana Gamboa at the end of the sixteenth century. These measures led to the emergence of cocoa in the plains of the rivers and Matina Chin and their exports to Panama and other markets.
In the city of Carthage rebuilt the headquarters of the Town and, on their own, building and rebuild the churches of several indigenous reductions. In its time is first opened in Carthage carnage.
During the administration of Fernando Sandoval visited the province Nunez Sagredo, bishop of Nicaragua and Costa Rica, and the English clergyman Thomas Gage, who wrote a brief record of their trip, with consideration of some inaccuracies.
At the close of its management had serious difficulties with his successor and Juan de Chaves Mendoza, who sought the hand of his stepdaughter, Anne of Cortabarria and Escobar, who was already promised in marriage to a gentleman from Guatemala. Snub, Chaves and Mendoza made to Gregorio and his family subjected to continual harassment and inconvenience. In addition, Chaves Mendoza and deliberately delayed the trial of residence Sandoval, who saw the need to charge him criminally for libel, slander and scaling.
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