Nobility, social trajectories and remuneration for services in the Portuguese Empire: the career of Gaspar de Souza, Governor General of the State of Brazil

The present paper studies the career and the social trajectory of Portuguese nobles during the Old Regime. It reconstructs the history of one Portuguese noble in particular: Gaspar de Sousa, Governor General of the State of Brazil between 1612 and 1617.

Career and Social Trajectory; Gaspar de Sousa; State of Brazil


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