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SANTAREM, Manuel Francisco de Barros e Sousa de Mesquita de Macedo Leitão e Carvalhosa (2º Visconde de)

Memorias para a Historia, e Theoria das Cortes Geraes, que em Portugal se Celebrarão pelos Tres Estados do Reino, ordenadas, e compostas neste anno de 1824.   Parte 1ª.

£70

Lisbon, Impressão Regia, 1827.

Description

Small 4to.  VI pp., (3) ff., 49 pp.  Recent cloth.   Library stamp & small stain on title p.    

The Portuguese Cortes had been revived during D. João VI’s absence in Brazil.   Reproducing passages from documents in the Portuguese Royal Archives (Torre do Tombo) the author traces the history of the Cortes from their mediaeval beginnings to the end of the 17th century, when the income from the discovery of gold and precious stones in Brazil ended the necessity to convoke Cortes.   Lacks Part II.  

Innocêncio V, 435.  

 

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