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Bull of Pope Alexander VI - Partitioning America Facsimile Edition

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The five papal Bulls issued in 1493 at the request of the Catholic monarchs establishing the rights of Spain and Portugal with regard to the New World and the areas in which they might undertake new voyages of discovery. Three of the documents are in the Indies Archive in Seville, one is in the Simancas National Record Office and three in the Torre do Tombo National Record Office in Lisbon. The documents reproduced are: by Sixtus IV: the bull Aeterni Regis, of Jun. 21, 1481; by Alexander VI: Inter caetera of May 3, 1493, Inter caetera of May 4, 1493, and Dudum siquidem of Sept. 25, 1493; by Alfonsus, Archbishop of Toledo: a proclamation (which includes the whole text of Alexander VI's Inter caetera of May 4, 1493) dated May 9, 1530.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Bull of Pope Alexander VI - Partitioning America": Bulas de Alejandro VI facsimile edition, published by Testimonio Compañía Editorial, 1995

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