Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)

Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: John, IV, King of Portugal, 1604-1656
Title: Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)
Dates: 1641-1642
Quantity: 1.0 Volume(s)
Coll. Number: ms506

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one manuscript (probably a copy) of certain Proposals of law (Capitulos Geraes) submitted to King John IV of Portugal, in the Cortes of Lisbon in the year 1641, with his answer (which became law), published in Lisbon on September 12, 1642, the second year of the reign of His Majesty and 38th of his age. These laws are relative to the right of succession to the throne. Other provisions concern the nationality of princes and princesses.

Index Terms

Citizenship--Portugal--History--17th century.
Laws (documents)
Manuscripts (documents)
Portugal--Kings and rulers--Succession.
Portugal--Politics and government--1640-1656.
Portugal. Cortes.
Princes--Portugal--History--17th century.
Princesses--Portugal--History--17th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law), ms506, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)