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Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)

Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)
Creator: John, King of Portugal, IV, 1604-1656
Inclusive Dates: 1641-1642
Language(s): Portuguese
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms506
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject 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.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)